The following is written by John Eldredge. I could not have written it better myself. I will let it speak for itself. "... the going will get rough. The world, the minions of darkness, and your own double-mindedness are all set against you. Just try coming alive, try living from your heart for the Sacred Romance and watch how the world responds. They will hate you for it and will do everything in their power to get you to fall back into the comfort of the way things were. Your passion will disrupt them, because it sides with their own heart which they've tried so hard to put away. If they can't convince you to live from the safer places they have chosen, they will try intimidation. If that fails, they'll try to kill you--if not literally, then at the level of your soul."

As I stated above, I could not have written it better myself. It is absolutely amazing how people will hate you, gossip about you, spread lies (rumors) and try everything in their power to bring you down. I might be the prey, but God is not only watching over me, but protecting me as well. Be of good courage!

 

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