The significance of peace stems from a decision to release things. We may not always like our experiences in life, but we must be able to move past them to obtain peace of mind and heart. Let’s take a moment to discuss, “Finding Peace.”
I am not talking about a false sense of peace that comes and goes, but rather experiencing a true sense of peace and release. We may not allow ourselves to walk in this, perhaps out of fear when letting something or someone go. But the sooner we do so the healthier it is for us.
Letting go is a test for everyone. We each handle things differently. Some are good at quickly letting things go because they have chosen not to allow themselves to become too attached to things. Perhaps they have put up a boundary between them and others as a form of protection. True release is not because you are living an unhealthy life of fake pretense with others. Rather it comes because you have chosen to let go of what is necessary for peace.
To obtain true peace, you choose not to allow yourself to relive the painful areas. You chose to forgive those who have hurt you and you deal with unresolved issues. It is important to go to God in prayer and allow Him to heal you and help you in these moments. These painful areas can consume us and take away our sense of peace of heart and mind.
Let’s be completely honest, we may believe that not everyone deserves our forgiveness. I want you to understand, this is not about whether someone earns our forgiveness or not. Rather, this is about your peace of heart and mind. These painful areas can eat at us and cause us to lose sleep and not be well if we allow it.
One of the hardest things may be to move past the painful things we face in life. But this is the most important. It not about making light of what has occurred, but rather having an ability to not allow this pain to cause any of us to be at a standstill in life or change us to something we are not. God promises us a peace that passes natural understanding. It is a gift; we can have from Him by faith. Oftentimes, we may think ‘prayer will just take it all away.’ I want to encourage you that surrendering it to God and asking for His help will be the thing that will bring peace that cannot be explained.
There are many promises from the Bible that I have learned to stand on and experienced them for myself. So please know I am sharing from a personal side of experience. There are weights and burdens we can carry that become too heavy to bear. Sometimes others will come alongside us to help us to carry them. But most importantly, when we take all our cares, burdens, pain, unforgiveness, etc. to God in prayer, we must decide to leave it there in faith in God’s hands for His will to be done and to attain His help to get us through it. Healing is a process. It is one day at a time, but we do not have to battle alone.
I really felt to write this topic because we each may be facing a variety of difficulties right now or perhaps; we have for a long time. Without peace, there is this constant battle on the inside of us searching for it. You don’t have to battle alone, and you can have peace that passes all understanding.
Let me know if you have been encouraged reading this blog today. Share your story. Have you been able to experience finding peace and keeping it in your life? Let me know if I can pray for you too. Let’s continue to take moments together.
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13 thoughts on “FINDING PEACE”
I liked your point of view. I’ll also say that peace is accepting what you have and are. Otherwise you would feel mental unrest. And to what you said about forgiving others and not fighting it alone are also valid. A lot of things encompass it. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and enlightening on the subject. Loved reading your blog again. Xx
Isa A. Blogger
It is wonderful to hear from you Isa! Thank you so much for reading and sharing your thoughts regarding this topic. I agree that another aspect to finding peace is accepting who we are and learning to be content with what we have.
Sometimes we equate forgiveness and making peace with people or situations as being okay with it. The two are synonymous though.
Forgiveness and making peace is just as much about us as it is the other person. Thanks for reminder that we don’t have to go it alone.
Very interesting post. I find myself sometimes able to let go and find peace easily but other times it’s so difficult! I know the benefits of learning to let go but it’s harder when there are so many other emotions at play.
I like your point of peace. I had a bit of struggle before with my past. But I had to move past it and now I’m much better.
It can sometimes be difficult to let go. I’ve been there. But it does seem that once you let go of anger and pain, inner peace seems to take over. At least for me.
Really great lesson to learn here thanks for sharing!
As someone who cares for others tremendously it is often difficult to forgive wrong doings. But once you can let go and forgive it truly makes a difference in your mental and physical health. Thank you for such a wonderful post!
I really needed to read this.
It may seem difficult to do such an act but at least it make you live in a total peace
Yes, finding peace is so important. Thanks so much for sharing all this
It is most important to find peace inside yourself than anything else. Thank you so much for sharing such an important post!
This was a good read. Great way to start my week. I have had a lot of problems forgiving and letting go of things i dont go through. Thanks for sharing.