Monday: Don't be afraid of brokenness.
Pick one of these truths to meditate on for five minutes. Say it over and over. Make sure you believe it. Really let it sink in. If you like, you can review the video associated with each point. Just click the #.
#1: Discontent, depression, despair, loneliness, and uncertainty are holy hunger. They are to be embraced, not feared.
#2: The flight from brokenness is futile and destructive.
#3: You use my brokenness to show your love. You heal and make whole. Begin this moment!
#4: My sins and failures don’t drive me into hiding. They drive me to You. (Luke 18: Day 4)
#5: I experience You in deep and personal way when I suffer.
#6: Suffering and death is the doorway to life and the tool by which you destroy the devil’s work.
#7: I choose to take up my cross and follow You.
God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. (Matthew 5:3)
Dear God, I accept ___________. Teach me to make it a doorway to a deeper life.