Being Transparent

I wrote a blog once about my up and down battle with depression and I was real, honest and raw about it all. See when you are sharing your story be real with others about what you have been through. Your realness will open a gate for others to be real with themselves about where they are. Some of you may not be comfortable with sharing your story and that’s okay. But I am in a place of comfort and I share what God leads me to share. I have heard some say you tell to much of your business. Well because of it I have had others reach out to me and want to know how God brought me out. That alone is enough for me to continue to share and be real about my life. Will there be people that will try to hold my past against me? Absolutely, and I am truly okay with that. The reason I am okay with that is because they can’t share anything about me that I haven’t already shared with the world.

My honesty about me has given me the opportunity to help others. When I log into Facebook and have messages from people who want to talk to me I know that I’m doing what God purposed me to do. I feel like when God has delivered us from something don’t act as if that thing never happened. Don’t walk around like life has always been perfect and you have never had any wrong in your past. Please people take the mask off and let others know that if God delivered you He will do the same for them. Your story could mean life or death for someone else. There is a person out there just waiting for you to be transparent with them about your testimony. So am I willing to take the backlash from the “Holy High Rollers” yes I am if it will help one person. 

I realized some time ago that God did not call me to be confined to the 4 walls of the church. I knew that I was going to be to raw for some people. Some may say you keep it to real but I say I’m just being transparent. The things that have happened in my life is the reality for many right now so why not talk about it? Just think about it this way if someone had been transparent with you what difference would that have made in your life? And don’t be so quick to look at another and think that they are beneath you because of where they are right now. They are still human and we are to love them as Christ loves us. Watch your words to them and how you react to them. Just because they are not where you are doesn’t mean that you get to treat them with disrespect. If you only knew how many times I have heard ” I have been mistreated by those in the church” and that hurts me to my heart. When a person is sick, in an accident or dying they go to the hospital for help to get better. Well when people are hurt, broken, depressed, addicted and lost they should be able to come to the church for healing not for “church hurt”. 

So I will leave you with this your transparency will help another come out of where they are! 

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Effects of Soul Ties

A soul tie is what links two souls together in the spiritual realm. This can have a positive or negative result. 

Matthew 19:5 A said , For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? When two come together in marriage and become one flesh. As a result of this the two becoming one flesh it binds them together. The word cleave means to adhere closely; stick; cling. There are close relationships/friendships that have soul ties. Take  King David and Jonathan in the Bible as an example. 1 Samuel 18:1, “And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.” 

Soul ties formed through fornication or abuse can leave negative effects. This is why you can find yourself going back and forth with an ex lover. You know the one that calls you in the middle of the night once or twice a month just for sex. The one you always open the door for and let in knowing that he really doesn’t want to be with you. Then when he’s gone you feel dirty. And oh my lets not forget about the affair and how that effects you. This type of soul tie can destroy your marriage being linked to a woman that is not your wife. Having lustful feelings for another that is not your wife. Childhood abuse can cause you to view relationships in a negative way.These types of soul ties leave you open for spirits to transfer from one to another. Soul ties are real and they effect us in different ways. If you would like more information on soul ties follow me on Facebook.

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