Hope is the only thing stronger than fear
– Robert Ludlum
The one thing that normally has the ability to stop us from attempting to reach our goals or from stepping out of the box is fear. Fear alone has the ability to incapacitate. It holds some in abusive relationships , others at dead end jobs, and most from achieving their dreams.
Although fear is a very strong force , it is not one that is of God. All it takes is a little bit of HOPE and faith in his word to deliver you from whatever fear has bound you to. As long as you have an ounce of hope , fear cannot win.
Prayer does not change God but it changes him that prays.
In order to truly have faith and HOPE you must stay prayed up! There’s no way you can defeat fear and other battles without communicating with God. In addition to that, prayer is also apart of building a stronger relationship with him.
It’s impossible to have a relationship with someone that you don’t talk to! So talk to him, PRAY.
The strongest drug of them all is love.
God is LOVE.
LOVE for us means so many different things. Showing love and compassion to others is so important. It is the only way to make sure that our world does not completely become tarnished with hate. This is also something that God requires of us. If he can love us , we should love each other.
More importantly , we must learn to love ourselves. This isn’t always an easy task. For some , like myself , we must remind ourselves daily of who we are and whose we are and that we are deserving of love despite our flaws even from ourselves.
We cannot completely LOVE others until we learn to love ourselves.
LOVE can be like a drug, it is a driving force with such extreme strength that has the ability to trigger so many different emotions whether it feels wrong or right.
LOVE can go very wrong.
When God is kept in the center of each relationship, LOVE can and will win.
On this day dedicated to love, I would like to encourage each of you to hold on to HOPE, continue to PRAY, and spread the LOVE.