Two Reasons I Celebrate My Escape From the Old Testament Today

 

Today, looking towards Cinco de Mayo, I celebrate my Escape and Emancipation from the Old Testament, because the differences are so dramatic. Today’s as good as any other day to celebrate.

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ME BEFORE ESCAPE AND EMANCIPATION

Spiritual Sadsack and Religious addict

Professional Perfectionist and Failure

   Afraid of Everything and Everyone

       Heroine of victim Story

         Approval Junky and Poll-taker

           Judged by Everyone

           Judged Everyone

               Arrogant with an inferiority complex

                     God’s mistake.

ME AFTER ESCAPE AND EMANCIPATION

Redeemed

Joyous

   Unencumbered

     Chainless and Shameless

         Undamned

           Undimmed

             God’s precious child

                 Right-Sized compared to fellow man

          Victorious!

 

 

The best and most wonderful part of this process is that I am no longer ashamed. I am not ashamed of me, because I am imperfect. I celebrate that fact because God created me to be imperfect on purpose! He created me that way so that I would never stop coming to him for guidance, help, strength, wisdom, or forgiveness of myself and others. I will never stop needing or drawing ever closer to my creator because he created me and us as a gift to himself. It took me so long to take this concept in. I will never stop growing, blooming and my roots will never stop reaching closer and closer towards the source of everything.

IMG_2259A couple of years ago I suffered a very severe concussion in a car accident. In some ways, I am not the same. But, not this, nor anything else can ever tear me from the love of my creator- ever.

I am undamned. Nothing can stop me from his will, his path, his peace that passes all understanding. Nothing.

 

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