To be happy, I need to experience
unconditional love from two persons. Jesus and myself. Otherwise, I hate myself, hate others, hate Jesus and His plan for my life, in my less-sane moments when I’m secretly competitive, critical, agendafied. Oh that’s nonsense, Dave. You don’t hate yourself, don’t hate others, certainly don’t hate Jesus and don’t hate His plan for your life. Or. Maybe you do, Dave? Wow, if that’s true, you are a super-dysfunctional person, and you need counseling. Yes I agree, and it’s the counseling I’ve been receiving from Jesus that has opened my self-deceived eyes to see what I could never before see, which left me longing for Heaven, instead of being able to enjoy right now, the abundant LIFE Jesus promised. Amazing joy, peace, and unconditional love for others, even enemies.
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can know it?” Minimizing Scripture chokes the seed sown, making it unfruitful. The unfruitful, self-deceived Pharisees were also minimizers of Scripture. But self-awareness without self-acceptance is hell on earth.
–DumbSheepDave, enjoying more than ever, others, self, Jesus, and His genius plan for Dave’s life, just as it is, including all the suffering, hoping the pre-believers around him are noticing the difference Jesus has been making over the past year
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