It’s a new year, and God has already given me revelations. I woke up around 5am Tuesday morning, standing in the kitchen at the stove. He told me, “Sharon, I love you because of you, not despite you.” You see, I always thank God for loving me despite me. What he showed me is that there is no despite me. It was, in fact, because of exactly who He created me to be and who He knew I’d become. He explained that although I see myself as unworthy of His love because I often falter, I make mistakes, break promises, and intentionally go my way instead of His, which is why He loves me. And because of that unconditional love in the future tense, not the here and now, He died for me. When I think about how many times I’ve just wanted to feel loved properly, I always forget how much God loves me. Not literally, of course, but in the physical sense of the word.
I have no resolutions, but I will keep God’s love for me first and foremost in my heart. Being human beings, it’s natural to want to be loved. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t want that, whether they say it or not. It’s one of the hierarchy needs we have. My practice will be to remember and remind myself as often as I need that what I seek is already with me. I know I have love, but particular voids in my life need filling. Those areas are where I am asking God to envelop, prune, and get me ready for all the things He is bringing into my life. I say I’m ready, but I know a lot in me needs to be fixed so I won’t destroy my blessings.
So, my friends, here is to a New Year filled with endless possibilities of everything we can imagine or hold in our hands and hearts. I pray abundance and overflow for you and me. I pray that we are more obedient to God’s word and use the spirit of discernment to see what isn’t good for us. I pray we refrain from intentionally and unintentionally harming our minds, bodies, and spirits. Have a blessed year. I am off to a great start. Don’t forget to follow me on IG “shesthatrn & shesthatrn_xperience,” on Facebook “shesthatrn,” and TikTok “@shesthatrn.” And while I’m at it, don’t forget to stop by shesthatrn.org and pick up some body butta. I have a new Men’s Line with wonderful scents. Go check it out and order yours today. Repeat after me, “I Am Prosperity” now carry on!
Until Next Time,