Planting Seeds of Faith

Planting Seeds of Faith – My father always had a way with words. And one day, in moments of anger, his words became seeds of faith.

One night in a rage, my husband destroyed our wedding presents. The only wedding present he didn’t destroy an elegant family Bible.

Several months later, I walked up the steps to my father’s apartment with the Bible in hand. My husband sent me to ask him to purchase the Bible so he could get money to buy drugs.

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Living in Fear is a Trap

When I look back over my life of 52 years, one thing stands out the most. I’ve spent a good share of my life “living in fear.”

I lived in fear of an abusive husband finding me. In fear of judgment having run away, leaving my two children behind. And fear of what other’s thought about me. In other words “fear” consumed my thoughts and held me captive in darkness.

The grace of God has given me the ability to accept Jesus Christ as my savior. And over the course of years, the Word of God transformed my dysfunctional mind and given me a new life in Christ.

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The Unusually Vivid Dream

It was a cold winter morning in February of 2015. As dawn began to break, I woke up remembering an unusually vivid dream. The dream, so lifelike, as if I was standing in the dark cave watching.

In the center of the cave was a hole in the ground. And bricks were stacked around it about four feet in height. It appeared to be the opening of an old well.

To the right of the pit, a tall, dark figure stood in the shadows. And to the left stood a brick wall 3 or 4 feet in height. I stood in front of the hole, with eyes gazing at the tall, dark figure in the shadows.

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Meaning of Walking in Darkness

Walking in darkness refers to the“physical and spiritual living conditions“ of non-believers. Individuals who do not trust in Christ for their salvation. And we’re not cleansed of all unrighteousness.

You can identify them by their objectionable behavior and unjust actions. To God, all have sinned and fallen short of His glory. This means we have all walked in darkness at some point in life.

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