Finally Ready - Sunday's Dose - 24th March 2013

Sunday's Dose - 24th March 2013

Finally Ready

Today's Scripture

"Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will not be shaken." - Psalm
62:5-6 NLT.

Thoughts for Today

After passing through denial, then anger, bargaining and depression, many people concerned about a loved one with a life-controlling problem reach the point of acceptance.

Acceptance is a welcome place of relief. Now we can finally turn our loved one over to God. To his love and discipline, to his mercy and grace. To his healing power.

Consider this...

Turning our struggling loved one over to God does not mean that we no longer care what happens to him, but that we have accepted the reality of the situation and the fact that we can't fix the problem.

This is where we emotionally detach ourselves from our loved ones, even as we continue to love them and trust God's guidance in redesigning our role in their life.

Here we are able to acknowledge that they are themselves responsible for their own behavior. We accept our powerlessness to change them.

We are finally ready to

Let go and let God.

Prayer : Our Heavenly Father, help me come to this point of acceptance. I know I can't fix my loved one's problems. I know he has to take responsibility for his own choices. Help me to let go. Help me to rest in you, knowing that you love this one even more than I do and that you alone are able to help him. Thank you for hearing and answering my prayer. Gratefully, In Jesus Loving Name I Pray, Amen."

Have a Blessed Sunday and God Bless you.
Courtesy : Daily Dose Devotionals Team