Guilty or innocent?

Years ago, when I was a teenager, I had a relatively modest experience that taught me an important lesson about understanding my spiritual innocence. 

One summer afternoon, feeling sad and lonely, I decided to have a dish of ice cream. Comfort food. The large container was half full. I grabbed a big spoon, returned to my bedroom, and ate the whole thing.

Very soon my stomach hurt. Now I felt not only sad and lonely, but also guilty and in pain, instead of comforted. Yet, I also knew that suffering is never part of God’s plan for any of His children. So I reached out in prayer to God, our always-loving Father-Mother. 

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Learn to defend yourself … spiritually
March 12, 2018

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