I believed what God said of me
I had just finished filling my drums with water and decided to rest a bit before I have my bath. As though God wanted to pass a message, a song titled, "You say" by Lauren Daigle began to play on my device. I did allow my device to play a series of music that I can draw strength from while I worked through all my chores.
When this song started, I caught myself singing along. Something in me stirred. It was a memory of my past. I smiled. I remember the first time I heard this song on TV before I downloaded it on my device, I was going through pains, and heartbreaks and I doubted my existence.
So, the lyrics of the song felt as though it was written for me.
"How time flies", I listened to my head.
I nodded in affirmation and happiness
" you know in the past, you would always feel sad when this song plays," my mind kept the conversation going.
" A lot has changed", I responded without moving my lips.
" I can't believe it", I smiled
Sincerely, a lot did change. At this moment, I realized that we are the master of our destinies. We can choose to get stuck in the past and wallow in bitterness. Or we can shake it off, and begin again.
This is exactly what happened to me. I just had a bitter past when I first had this song. But today, I couldn't help but beam at the fact that those wounds healed and I barely remember them. They might have been scars but those scars hurt no more.
What those circumstances did was teach me to love myself and to constantly seek to improve to be able to handle certain circumstances and pains.
" I wouldn't say I can't be hurt by anything anymore", I told my head after expressing my thoughts as explained above.
" no, but you can handle pain better now, that's a big difference", my head pointed out.
And this was true. I will always experience pain because it's a part of reality and living. But how I handle pain will always be different from my past. I will no longer spend an entire year grieving, hurting, and wallowing in self-pity. That's part of living that I won't live anymore. Instead, I'll always find the courage to get up and keep going no matter what.
" You know I am proud of you, my mind said
" Yeah? Why? " I questioned
" Take a look at you and all the things you have allowed yourself to accomplish", my head whisper in admiration
" No, I did not do this; it can only be God", I corrected
Yes, it's only the Almighty who deserves to receive all the praise for how my life turned out to be. I couldn't have done it without him.
So, listening to this song again today, I realized I had subconsciously allowed myself to believe that, " I am who God says I am". And whenever I couldn't feel anything, the Almighty reminded me that I am loved. And, I believed everything he said of me.
I find it interesting that the protagonist talks to himself/herself because, I too, does it from time to time. However, if other people hear him/her talking to himself/herself like that. they might think that he or she is losing it 😅
I understand how you feel, many times I feel down, depressed, or just emotional. I turn on my music and I feel an instant relief. I quickly forget my worries and lock myself in that very moment, Just me and my music nothing more nothing less.
The more positive the song the more positive my recovery will be.😊
Coming to a point where we feel stronger than we used to be is such a huge progress in life.
Oftentimes, I sit down and smiles at how I used to be softened and get hurt by mere things, but now, I'm stronger
I love that music so much. Reading this post reminded me of it and I also heard it in a movie too.
Indeed, you're who you're destined to be and nothing can change that.
Difficult times and struggles only make us stronger.
Some of us always come to that point where our reactions to pains become better. Where we no lot the bad things that happen to our wins, we get up each time, stronger and better.
Life will always happen but how we chose to feel about it is always up to us. May we always find the strength and courage to deal with our pains and overcome them.
I love that kind of song that infect me with positive energy.
The song is a very nice song, I also love it too
It's a great song where one get motivated and one gets reminded of the plans God has for someone.
Thanks for reminding me here, I think I needed to hear the again
Music is a powerful connector; it can bring memories flooding back, but it can also make a person realize that the past is gone and that the present needs embracing. The future, too, can look brighter if you’ve managed to move forward with your life.