Repentance

I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.   ~Luke 15:10

My dear child, put away vain thoughts and regrets. I know all your way–and I have never abandoned you, no matter how far you strayed from the straight path of My will. Let this be a cause of rejoicing and thanksgiving, even as you mourn the folly of your self-directed course. Repentance is forward-looking, not backward-gazing. I am God, and still restore the locust-eaten years. Your great need, My child, is more faith in Me.   ~Hal M. Helms, Echoes of Eternity

Thank you, Father (and Hal), I really needed to hear that today.

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