We cannot start afresh in life by running from our past; but we can start afresh by embracing our stories, learning from them, and moving forward with acceptance of who we are now.
Some short reflections about life from me to you on my birthday (yay).
Many of us would be surprised at what our hearts would be willing to bring to our attention through creative writing.
In Tom Walker’s song ‘Leave a Light On’, there is a picture of the prodigal son. It is not only God’s role to wait and embrace the returning prodigal. As we have freely received the grace of God, we must freely give it. It is our duty, as disciples of Christ, to act as the father - waiting for our prodigal sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers and friends to come back to their home and to their identity as children of God.