Breaking out of Prison!

Some of us are prisoners and don’t even know it! We are chained and bound to one of the largest prisons in the world. Today is your day! Break loose from the Prison of Want!  I had to share this awesome word from Max Lucado:

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The Prison of Want

Come with me to the most populated prison in the world. It’s name is WANT—the prison of want. You’ve seen her prisoners. They want something bigger. Nicer. Faster. Thinner. They want a new job. A new house. A new spouse.  If you feel better when you have more and worse when you have less—you’re in the prison of want. If your happiness comes from something you deposit, drive, drink, or digest, then face it—you’re in the prison of want!

The good news is, you have a visitor. It is the psalmist, David. “I have a secret to tell you,” he whispers, “the secret of satisfaction.” From Psalm 23:1, “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” David has found where discontent goes to die. It’s as if he’s saying, “What I have in God is greater than what I don’t have in this life.”  Oh, that you and I could learn to say the same!

From Traveling Light

 

 

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