The Longing

As created beings, we are all, I believe, born with or develop what I call the longing.

It is a craving, a desire a hunger for something to allow us to feel whole or just okay.
Growing up I was exposed to religion and took part, but it was just something that I had no choice about, at that time. Consequently, I did not receive the gifts available there.
I consumed everything voraciously,  music, sports, friends, romance, cars tools, equipment, sex and eventually alcohol and drugs.

Which of course led to a cataclysmic collision with the inevitable bottom.
I discovered that this longing is put there by God.

That it is only a personal and intimate growing relationship with Him that quells this longing

Both are gifts of His grace

Published by jeffw5382

Stumbling spiritual pilgrim on my way from here to here. Recovered Addict, US Navy Veteran. Sharing my journey of self discovery, in the spirit of service, generosity and gratitude.

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