Healing, Resolution and Redemption

In the course of our lives we have many experiences that are out of our control.  In fact, most of what happens to us during our upbringing leaves us as spectators wondering what happened.  We have experiences that can leave scars and cause us to have more questions than answers.

It is not until many years later, when we have distance between the events and our current days, that we can hope to gain context.  However, it usually leaves us empty and we realize that we will never have the answers we seek.  If we are not careful it can lead us to despair of heart.

Once in a while there are times when God is at work and brings about closure.healing

Then, there are the rare times when we receive not only closure but healing, resolution and redemption.

There was an event this week that brought all of those and so much more.  It has been a longtime answered prayer that has begun healing.  Also, resolution is happening.  And, God is using it for redemption.  There will be a time when the details are able to be shared, but for the meantime I greatly appreciate your prayers and support.

God is certainly at work and we praise His holy Name!
~Shannon

P.S. These words came to my mind..

Isaiah 61 (verses 1-4)
“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me,
for the Lord has anointed me
to bring good news to the poor.
He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted
and to proclaim that captives will be released
and prisoners will be freed.
He has sent me to tell those who mourn
that the time of the Lord’s favor has come,
and with it, the day of God’s anger against their enemies.
To all who mourn in Israel,
he will give a crown of beauty for ashes,
a joyous blessing instead of mourning,
festive praise instead of despair.
In their righteousness, they will be like great oaks
that the Lord has planted for his own glory.
They will rebuild the ancient ruins,
repairing cities destroyed long ago.
They will revive them,
though they have been deserted for many generations.”

One comment to Healing, Resolution and Redemption

  • Dennis Olson  says:

    Blessings continue!

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