Day 29: My family legacy

Day 29: My family legacy

My parent’s legacy is one of pain, hurt, deceit, manipulation, betrayal, rage and resentment. However, my legacy will be peace, love, hope, joy, compassion and Jesus. My children have what they need to succeed in life: lots of hugs and kisses, understanding, compassion and the Truth in Love.

My bloodline will not only know Jesus but this blog will be a living testament to Who God is and all that He has done for me and my family. They will all intimately understand what it means to live a victorious Christian life.

They will not experience night terrors, panic attacks, restlessness, insomnia, PTSD or abuse of any kind. Yes, in this world we will have trouble but they will know the answer to trouble and hard times is a Rock named Jesus Christ.

We are an answer to prayers prayed centuries ago
As I uncovered my husband’s family history, I found Knights Templar and Crusaders who defended the honor of Jesus and sought salvation for the whole world. Granted their zeal cost many their very lives. However, centuries ago, I’m certain they prayed for this generation and generations to come, that they would know and honor Jesus.

I will leave behind joy, comfort, peace and righteousness in Jesus Christ. The capstone of it all is Forgiveness.

Points to ponder
What legacy did you inherit? What legacy are you leaving behind? What can you do to leave a legacy rich in Christ Jesus?

Posts in this series
Day 1: Pushing past the pain
Day 2: Stop feeling anger
Day 3: The Lord’s Prayer
Day 4: Detachment
Day 5: Grant a pardon
Day 6: Mercy
Day 7: Release
Day 8: Yield
Day 9: Give up resentment
Day 10: Sacrifice
Day 11: Ascribe
Day 12: Surrender
Day 13: No shame, no blame
Day 14: Awareness
Day 15: Acceptance
Day 16: Action
Day 17: Pain is growth
Day 18: Grace
Day 19: Emotional and spiritual maturity
Day 20: Compassion
Day 21: Don’t give up
Day 22: The house Love built
Day 23: Let the healing begin
Day 24: Freedom
Day 25: Trust God
Day 26: Believe
Day 27: Think positive
Day 28: Restoration
Day 29: My family legacy
Day 30: It’s worth it
Podcast: A little background on Forgiveness series

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