Thank you for sharing this. I too have a date coming up that I have dreaded every year and have been praying for protection this time around. I love that phrase you use – that God can redeem the date. I will treasure these words in my heart until the date ( 12th January ) has been and gone. Glad you had a good 29th November. God is good . xx
Yesterday I wrote a little blog on redemption which can be found here here.
Today, I wanted to write a little about redemption in the context of mental illness. In particular, the redemption of memories and days.
So often, the memories of the most painful days and events can leave an open wound. We may be able to come to terms with what happened, but as an anniversary rolls around again, we can be doubled over with the pain all over again – as fresh as that first time. We can dread the day coming, because we fear the pain that is linked to it.
Today it will be six years since one of the worst days of my life. It was a day which left an indelible mark on me, and every year since it has felt like I am forcing myself to relieve the pain and shame…
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