Sometimes it seems to be so clear… the idea that I am powerless over some situations… my past choices, other people, what others say or choose for themselves or what they think of me.  My heart hurts when I know how a pursuit for the peace of God can change the ones I love and they refuse.  It is only by giving my heart, my past, my choices, and the ones I love over to Him that I can be at peace.  My heart is so full.  God loves me and can fulfill every longing I have.  I choose today to surrender to Him, the ones who I cannot force to accept Him and His gift of peace.

Father, I leave them all in your hands.  I remain in You.  I want nothing more than your peace.  Amen.

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