Come to God, then, my brother, my sister, with all thy desires and instincts, all thy lofty ideals, all thy longing for purity and unselfishness, all thy yearning to love and be true, all thy aspiration after self-forgetfulness and child-life in the breath of the Father; come to him with all thy weaknesses, all thy shames, all thy futilities; with all thy helplessness over thy own thoughts; with all thy failure, yea, with the sick sense of having missed the tide of true affairs; come to him with all thy doubts, fears, dishonesties, meannesses, paltrinesses, misjudgments, wearinesses, disappointments, and stalenesses: be sure he will take thee and all thy miserable brood, whether of draggle-winged angels, or covert-seeking snakes, into his care, the angels for life, the snakes for death, and thee for liberty in his limitless heart! For he is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
I was going through a file and found the above quote from a sermon of George MacDonald. It was something I hand-wrote, word for word several years ago, but don’t remember my source at the time. Thanks to Google, I found the entire sermon written out, so if you like, you can see the context here.
love, love, love what you have to share each week. Thank you so much for sharing and being part of this community. 🙂
Thank you! So thankful for The Loft! Has been a blessing and it keeps me writing. 🙂
That was powerful! No matter what we bring to God, He is able to handle it. Thank you so much for sharing it here at The Loft. Peace and grace….
So glad your enjoyed it! Blessings to you.