40 Days – Day 11

40 Days of Lent – From Release to Embrace


Rule 11

Today, we are releasing Discontent and embracing God’s Love for us. 

The midwife knows that when there is no pain, the way for the baby cannot be opened and the mother cannot give birth. Likewise, for a new self to be born, hardship is necessary. Just as clay needs to go through intense heat to become strong, Love can only be perfected in pain.”* 

Today, we are releasing Darkness and embracing God’s Love for us. 

Our Lent Booklet reminds us today that when we find ourselves in darkness and feeling trapped or overwhelmed we can choose to step back, centre ourselves instead of being succumb to panic and despair. As we turn within we turn to the power that possesses our spiritual energy and divine luminescence. 

As we remember our true power, we let go of trying to control the darkness. In that we understand that it is only a veil of fear and doubt. It dissipates in our trust in our inner light-energy.

Today, I invite you to contemplate on Rule No11 and the quote below. Let me know how practicing releasing darkness worked for you today. 

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it. John 1:5

Today we affirm: Darkness has no hold on me. I let go of darkness
and allow illumination.

*Rules are from ’40 Rules of Love’ by Novel by Elif Shafak. See more about the book here (click)  

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