Like many young girls, when I was growing up I’d dream of being a beautiful princess waiting for my handsome prince to rescue me. He’d slay all the dragons without fear. He’d love me enough to be willing to die for me. He’d save me from those who wished me harm. And then real life began creeping in. The princes were really frogs. The dragons were too strong. I wasn’t safe from harm. I lost hope in romance. I lost hope in love. Until I found the greatest love story ever written. This is an incredible story of love, intrigue, betrayal, and the ultimate sacrifice. This is a story with a Prince who is more powerful than any dragon yet more humble than any servant. He is strong and fierce yet kind and merciful. He loves tenderly. Even His rebukes are loving and gentle. His touch is healing. His words are…
I was sitting in my car at an intersection, the turn signal set for left, towards home. It was dark and there were no other cars around.
I was crying. Not just a few tears here and there, but really crying.
I was so incredibly lost and broken.
How did I get to this place? So lost in my own sin.
I wanted to change, but I believed it was too late for me. I felt like my downward spiral was out of my control.