the truth

by Lindsay
(n.w.t canada)

Beneath this smile lays the truth,

that i'm what everyone thinks i am.
under this smile is pain and suffering,
they look at me and say"oh, look at her she's so happy"
and "i wish i was in her shoes" but there's something they don't know,that what they see isn't the truth.
i lie when they ask if anything is wrong.
cause there's so many things to mention,
i rather not tell.
i'm suffering from the image i'm trying my best to maintain, but even holding it up to show the world-
gets harder each time.
i smile to let them fall for it,
cause i'm such a good actress,
i pretend who i am.

but i just want to be myself,
but even my own self
is way too dangerous.
so i hurt myself just to escape
from all this pain.

and that's the truth

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the truth
by: Anonymous

Hi Lindsay - thank you so much for sharing. Your truth is painful and I pray for Christ to put someone in your life where you can let go and be yourself. You are holding onto to much and you were never meant to hold onto any of it all. I pray for God’s healing love to flow over you like a river and for you to have freedom for the cell you’ve been locked in. I would stop putting up a front for others, call onto the Lord and let Him be your escape. This song started playing while I was reading your entry so I felt led to share some of it with you. It’s a song by Natalie Grant called `In Christ Alone` ~ It's only the 1st verse but I find it beautiful and I hope it speaks to you:

“In Christ alone my hope is found
He is my light, my strength, my song
This Cornerstone, this solid ground
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm
What heights of love, what depths of peace
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease
My Comforter, my All in All
Here in the love of Christ I stand"

May God release you from your pain and may He compose a beautiful symphony with your life - may He rain down happiness on you and may your strength in Him be your true joy.

the truth
by: Anonymous

Hello Lindsay,
Be encouraged by the precious trtuhs found in Scripture. You are here at this appointed time because we need you. Before the foundation of the world, God knew you (were intimately aquainted with you), and because of your purpose, He chose the womb for you to be born, knowing that through Christ you could overcome that which would be sent to try to stop that "holy thing" from being birthed. You were created ON PURPOSE; at this particualr time ON PURPOSE. It's your responsibility to find out why and fulfill it - I pray that you will because there are people waiting to partake of that special God-given "holy gift" you possess.

Psalm 139 tells us "even before you (Lindsay)came out of the womb, all of your days were written by God."

Lindsay, find out He wrote about you and go forth boldly. Leave the womb of yesterday and fearlessly face the dawn of a brand new day.

You can do it - God already said it - before the foundation of the world!!!

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