Wednesday, April 20, 2022

 

"Love cannot live where there is no trust."                     

                             - Edith Hamilton


If there is no trust and no love, then there is no relationship.  


Trust is believing.  


Without belief in the Lord, there is no trust in the Lord.  


Do you fully trust in the Lord?


If there is trust in the Lord, belief in the Lord, then why let fear drive out love? 


Why the doubt, the fear?


Well, take a look at the world today.  


Look at the way fear mongers and hate rattlers have taken hold of our politics and terrorized our minority citizens. 


Look at the state of the environment and climate change.  


Look at the senseless wars killing innocents; babies and children dying, people starving, struggling for life and to live a life free from fear, tyranny and terror.  


Look at the crimes against humanity perpetrated by hypocrites, ministers and leaders we should be able to trust.  


Why the fear, the hate, the doubt?  


Where is the "trust in the Lord with all your heart"?  


First ask, do you "lean not on your own understanding*"?


Lean on understanding from the Lord's perspective?


Lean on the Lord's measurement of truth, love and peace? 


Have you "In all your ways acknowledge the Lord"? 


And let the Lord direct your paths?


Know that the Lord gave us free will; therefore, we can choose to the Holy Spirit in or not.  


When we give footholds to fear, to hate, to sins, to liars, to false idols and to hypocrites, then we do not let the Lord in nor acknowledge the Lord in love and peace.  


Therefore, when things go to hell in a handbasket and go very wrong, it is not the Lord that is at fault or fails us, but ourselves in lack of understanding (in wisdom with the Lord) and acknowledgement. 


It is our failures in acknowledgment of the Lord and the Lord's commandments to love and peace, that allows for fear, hate and sins to take hold and root.  


We have only ourselves to blame when we fail our tests of character and fail to be the servants to the Lord that we were meant to be.  


When we fail in lack of integrity, honor, decency and grace then we cannot trust ourselves.  


Without the trust and belief in ourselves, we have no love and no relationships with anything real or with anyone real (including ourselves, humanity and Lord).  


Without a relationship with the Lord, humanity and ourselves in understanding*, there is only doubt and fear.  




Thank You

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