Scripture: Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect, and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. Psalm 139:16 KJV
I can look at my life now, and thank God for every flaw I have. We were all born with flaws. The scripture above says God saw what we were made of even our flaws but he still authored our lives and continued to make us into imperfect perfection. I have a chapter in my next book called Perfectly Flawed, just because there is something great about all of us regardless of our weaknesses and mistakes. The last couple of years of my life after, my sister passed. I focused on my mistakes. I have not always said the right thing and done the right thing. But one thing I did have was a convicting heart to change! I thought about David. The Bible says he was the apple of God's eye. All because, he knew how to ask for forgiveness. Forgiveness does not require deep long speeches it requires a very sincere, " I am Sorry!" It is really that simple. I realized I had no problem with forgiving others. My problem was I had a hard time forgiving myself! I had to learn the art of forgiving me. God gave me 1 John 3:20-21. It says, "For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. Sometimes, no one is holding anything over our heads, We are doing that to ourselves! Every flaw every mistake is only for the glory of God. You learn from your experiences. You become beautifully flawed when you are able to say yes I am not perfect, I make mistakes but I don't continue in them. I learn from my mistakes and move forward! All my flaws where a part of making me the beauty that I am today! Forgive yourself! Love yourself! Your scares and flaws reflect the beauty of your experience!