Sony’s Thoughts: Reflecting
“If you could see where He brought me from to where I am today, then you would know the reason why I love Him so.”
This past week, I’ve been thinking again about what my life used to be: a life of hopelessness, trudging through each day dutifully without joy or peace. I cried a lot and longed to be taken out of the world.
Thank God for His mercy that saw this poor, lost, fragile girl and said, “I can use you. Will you give up yourself and everything you’ve ever known and follow Me?” It took several years of God reaching out to me before I totally opened up my heart and realized that His plans for me were good, not evil … and those plans haven’t changed.
Life with God has not been a life of ease but it’s been so much better than life without God. Without God, circumstances make one feel hopeless; with God, I know that “Greater is He that is in me than He that is in the world.” Without God, even my greatest attempt at smiling was hollow and sad; with God, I’ve been told that I smile too big. He gets the glory for that. I thank Him often for saving me when He did. I shudder to think what my life would be like if He hadn’t but praise the Lord! Because of Him, I will one day have a new life where death and pain will be forever removed and I will finally get to hear Him say, “Well done, My good and faithful servant. Enter into the joy I’ve prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” What a day that will be! I hope you will be there to experience it with me.