Welcome back and I am happy you decided to stop by and visit. I want to share something personal with you tonight. I used to see life’s experiences as black and white, with no grays. I often found myself stuck in the polarization of opinion. My black and white thinking interfered with my ability to love and accept myself. I believed that I needed to rigidly adhere to what I was taught by other black and white thinkers. In the process I lost me and was taught to not think out side of the box. I stayed in the box for many years because I believed my security was inside the box.
And then one day I saw a crack in the box and my eyes were opened. I began to notice that there was light outside of the box. Although my black and white thinking attempted to discourage my quest, I mustered up the courage and started on a new journey. With time I started to enjoy the fresh air and the light that I found outside the box. I also discovered that I had placed my understanding of God in a box. With that understanding I placed limits on God. These limits convinced me that God also had black and white thinking and He was incapable of thinking outside the box.
As I have sought to live outside the box, my understanding of God has changed. I have discovered that no box can limit God’s ability to work in my life. I began to see life through a kaleidoscope. Life is now filled with spectacular colors and even shades of gray. Polarized thinking has slowly been replaced with possibility thinking.
In the event that you have been living your life in a box take a risk. If the box has been limiting you, change your way of thinking. Begin to look outside of your self-imposed box. You no longer need to stay in the box. There is a different way of living. Fresh air and brilliant colors await your presence.
I no longer want to limit myself. I no longer want to be confined by black and white thinking. I want to look and live outside the box. God, help me to see you apart from any box. Help me to live my life in brilliance and wonder.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Have a great day.
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