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God in My Life

By | September 2012
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For many years I had been lost, my parents had just gotten divorced, my dad had been thrown in jail, the time where a daughter really needs a father. I remember wrapping Christmas presents with my mom on Christmas Eve and asking where my dad was and faintly I remember how she stopped wrapping and told me very slowly “Summer your dad did something very bad and you probably won’t see him again for a while.” I was ten years old when she told me that and for the first time in my life I felt that my life was crumbling and I had no control over it. I realize now of course that no one can control life but God Himself.

God, if it wasn’t for Him I probably would’ve committed suicide by now, He kept me going though. He listened to my woes and He was the only real father I had and still have today. The Lord is what inspires me to love all and to forgive all and the lord knows I’ve had to do both in certain parts in my life. Whenever I had a thought that told me I was worthless I would remember the sacrifice my Lord and Savior did for me. Jesus died for me, for everyone and to say I’m worthless is like saying God’s creation is worthless, and anything the lord makes isn’t worthless because it was made by Him who makes no mistakes.

Another thing I learned recently is that God knows we can’t be perfect he even says we can never be perfect it is absolutely impossible. The only way is through Jesus Christ. Something else I recently found out is that God isn’t looking for wise, athletic, or even popular people to spread his word but rather the opposite. Corinthians 1:25-28 states “Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men. For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called: But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the...

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