Words by Jessica Crump
It’s that time of the year again, time for the spring heavy duty cleaning
and organizing. Dusting off the shelves, donating old attire and getting
rid of unused items are just some of the things on our to-do lists.
It’s important to press the restart button every now and again because
it gives us a fresh start and enables us to bring new things into our
In the same way we make time to clean and renew our personal space,
we too need to refresh our inner being. Everyday we are interacting,
meeting new people, connecting globally through social media and
overwhelmed by data.
So, it should not surprise us that we need to take immaculate
care of our hearts and minds as we do with our homes or
What does this entail exactly? It means to forgive, let go and
move on in love. Whether it’s a past relationship, a disappointment or a feeling you just can’t shake it off, allow God to help
Forgiving past hurts is always easier said than done, but
moving on from previous pain is important for your own
happiness and peace. Letting go of the past allows room for
what is to come.
Make the decision to let go of bitterness or disappointments
from the previous years – forget the former things. Maybe it’s
time to call those who have wronged you or even those you
have wronged and make amends.
The best days are ahead and you can only receive your blessings
with an open hand, rather than a closed fist. Let love be the
only language you speak!
Bettering your life starts with bettering you. Dust off the shame, throw
out old problems and get rid of unnecessary memories. It’s time for
Advice to youth/young adults? Have no regrets in life,
only lessons learned.