Gunna do something a bit different today and talk about my faith journey!
I’ve always been believer of Jesus Christ, and Christianity, but up until two/three years ago when my mum decided we were going to start going to Church every Sunday, I can safely say that I did not properly understand it.
I used to see faith as almost a set of rules, impossible to follow, but since my faith and understanding of it has grown, I can say that actually I don’t see these things as a burden and a difficulty but as an easy thing to do purely because I want to honour my God and my beliefs.
I’ve always found religion incredibly interesting and fascinating… where different people from different places believe different things about their life purpose, where we came from and where we’ll go afterwards. And I’ve always been drawn back to God and Christianity.
Over the last two/three years, my faith has grown tremendously, and frankly it is all due to my mum choosing to go to Church, I still remember the day 18th of January 2015 was the first Sunday we started going to our lovely Church! So much of my life has changed since then and it has changed for the better.
I always used to struggle with large, plaguing things like what the meaning of life was, and why I was on this earth, I’d get stuck in draining mind sets, where the world seemed to have no meaning, and all that happened in it was negative and destructive and NOTHING MADE SENSE. Finding God really and truly helped me in that area of issues I had. It has really given me a sense of meaning and purpose for my life, a hope for the future and something to look forward to after death. I also used to struggle with confidence, i still do now but not as much, as God has shown me that at the end of the day He is our only judge, the opinions of other people actually means nothing in comparison to His divine opinion, this has helped me to begin to develop my confidence, say what I want to say, do what I want to do all within reason of course.
Life hasn’t magically become perfect in my growth of faith, in fact I have been hit with quite a few big, unexpected shockers in the few years of finding my faith. But these never made me question God, but rather people. God doesn’t make people do mean things, God doesn’t cause war or death, God doesn’t cause mental illness – i could carry on but i fear it’ll bore you! To put it frankly, people (PEOPLE !! not God) are just rubbish! Through those periods of struggle i looked to God more than I ever expected myself to, and He came through. He is amazing. He is faithful and He is always there, even when He seems to be silent.
Trusting God through the process is always so important! It can prove testing at times, but at the end of the day, it bring such amazing and awesome results that Faith grows , and your love of God flourishes even more. Another very important thing to remember is God knows that we as humans aren’t perfect, and sometimes we too will make mistakes. So the main thing to remember is that He is filled with Mercy to give to us, so long as we truly are sorry for what we have done. He wants to forgive us, and show us all the grace He has to give.
Trusting God or trusting who/what you believe in will be so wholly and truly beneficial for you, in every way!
God may not be the answer for everyone, but He certainly is for me and I really suggest that you give Him ago. Of course my opinion will be slightly biased, but I will always have this faith now, there’s simply no way that anyone could even try and convince me otherwise!