FROM FEAR TO LOVE
were born for such a time as this. For so long your confinement
has been one of fear, your hidden constant companion, you have lived
with it for so long, you may not be aware of its presence. The
time has come for Him to reveal its effect on your life and to rid
you of its power.
are two types of confinement and He would take His time to reveal to
you their affects on your life. So aware is He of your
tentative steps to reach Him and many times in the darkness of fear
you stumble and give up. Little do you know, no matter how you
perceive your progress, He watches and guides each faltering step,
even though with no sense of His presence. At times fear seems
to rise up from deep with your soul as if always poised to overtake.
The voices of others with their advice, opinions, experiences and
life stories add to your confusion. You try to work it out,
make sense of it all, seeking answers from every source, powerless
and overwhelmed; all too much.
ROOT OF FEAR
original parents walked in a beautiful garden that
had been solely created just for them. Everything had been provided.
They wanted for nothing, having no desires, wishes or dreams of a
better world, where love and peace were hoped for. They lived
in an atmosphere of complete safety and protection. Fear was
not a word they knew, never experienced. They were able
to walk and talk freely with their Father Creator. But there
was a day when a voice came to them offering things they had no need
to know and they became curious. In their innocence there
appeared to be no harm in what was being offered and of course having
no fear they decided to take into their being a substance that
poisoned their thinking and opened the door to confusion, fear and
poison would be passed down to all generations who would be born from
them, causing untold misery and turmoil. They who had only
known peace, joy and rest at once experienced thoughts and emotions
so alien to them, they ran and secluded themselves in fear and shame.
These were never meant to be part of their existence. The Light
had gone out and they were forced to now live in the confining
darkness, separated from their home in the garden and from the Source
of their being who could not look upon their shame as they walked
naked and exposed, no longer covered in the Light that emanated from
their pure hearts. This confinement of fear was something all
who had the breath of God in them lived in until they agreed to allow
the Light of the Life of the God Man from heaven who was yet to come
and enter that dark and fearful place to dispel from every dark
corner all traces of this poison.
poison of fear can colour and hide truth and love. Life can appear
tainted as though looking through frosted glass and from time to time
catching a glimpse of something so infinitely beautiful which
quickly becomes obscured by a fleeting darkness. On seeing a
glorious scene and suddenly a dark and ominous cloud changes
the landscape. Many live in this half light as though walking
through thick fog with outstretched hands groping for direction. The
Spirit of Truth opens a small window and reveals to your spirit that
lying near the borders of your mind is a covering of fear preventing
you from seeing clearly.
the soul so used to having its own way the war for its supremacy will
be constant until such
time it agrees to yield up the strongholds in the mind and
surrender to the power of His Love.
and dreams of the enemy's presence as he tries to rob you once again.
It appears to be a constant assault and many would offer words of
little comfort, suggesting that it is just life and has to be
endured. Yes it is true you have little or no power of your own, your
efforts up to date have been of no value and seem to always fail.
the Creator of your life whispers quietly, " This is not
so". There is power, strength and authority that belong to you
by reason of your birthright. From the time before your spiritual
birth it was bequeathed to you. An inheritance left to you by
your heavenly Father, not earthly wealth and power, but riches beyond
any the world could possibly offer.
EXCERPT FROM THE WRITINGS OF DAWN GARDINER; THROUGH THE INSPIRATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
" THE CONFINEMENT OF FEAR TO THE CONFINEMENT OF LOVE."
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