the way you are!”
end of a particular stressful day with the children, when the house was quiet,
Sarah noticed a small folded paper being squeezed under her bedroom door and
heard the sounds of little feet running back to bed. She open the wrinkled note
and found a messy heart scribbled in crayons with the message: sori we maid yu
upset, we will tri better next tim, we luv yu.” With tears in her eyes, she
just wanted to hug them - the frustration of before melting
in life we can make mistakes, we can cause pain to others, we can distance
ourselves from G-d. But if we just make a sincere effort to correct, to
reconnect, G-d is waiting with open arms to accept our humble, imperfect efforts
and give us a big, loving, embrace.
a little clarity reminder that G-d loves you just the way you are. From a
place of self acceptance we are much more likely to tap into the resources we
need to be able to grow and improve.