Friday, January 20, 2012

Like a Painting

Today I shall embark on my first Five Minute Friday post! (go see the gypsy mama's blog! Link is below)

Today's word? Vivid.
Ready? Set?

The memories are clear as day. It's been over a year and a half...I still remember the pain and the fear...the loud voices and the anger...the way it changed my heart. I had never been as broken as that. I remember it so clearly...I didn't understand it, and still don't. It was irrational and illogical. I could paint a picture of that night, but you wouldn't be able to see a clear image. It would be a blur of bright and harsh colors.
Today? I feel something even more vivid. I feel a love stronger than any anger they could throw upon me. Today I am a child of Christ, and I trust in Him so much more now. I don't need to judge others to make myself feel better. I'm no longer that broken inside. Jesus healed me! His love is so vivid! I can't imagine anything stronger or more secure.
He has given me these gifts. It took me a while to earn them, but now I am free. I can smile at those people and truly feel empathy and love for them. Maybe someday Jesus will  heal them inside, and they will feel the peace I have encountered.
Vivid? His strength is vividly clear in my life; God is in control!!!!!!!!!!!
I'm so so very thankful.
Vivid is my joy! I hope everyone can see the smile on my face is because of Him.
Praise be to the Lord!

Vivid is this life I'm living for Him.
He is there for me always.
Thank you Jesus Christ! My hope is in you! Vivid and clear like a new day!


What does the word Vivid mean for you? What has God done for you lately?

1 comment:

  1. My precious friend, my heart swells at these words. God provides healing, even when it comes slowly. Your joy IS vivid, your love big. Keep growing and loving.