On Wednesdays we are thrilled to fling open the doors to all of YOU! We love hearing your dreaming stories…the lessons you’ve learned, the roads you’ve walked, the dreams He’s planted in your hearts! Today we are excited to welcome Regan Sewald to God-sized Dreams. She shares a poem about the journey toward finding our true identity in our Father. Thanks for being here today, Regan!
From the very first moment she entered this world she was destined to be
Far beyond what beauty can hold, her spirit more alive and free.
With an imagination that ran wild within her, the journey became her own
Her mind was filled with wonder, as she set out to explore the unknown.
A young girl without a blemish and a heart so tender and true
All the good things this world promises, is all that she knew.
The dreams were a part of who she was, but soon she would watch them fade away
One by one they began to disappear, no matter how much she needed them to stay.
If only her dreams could save her from the path she was on,
The life she had envisioned for herself may have been there all along.
The road she traveled would forever leave a scar, her story was not what she dreamed
A story of a life that took a wrong turn and nothing would change, so it seemed.
She was tattered and torn and driven by fear, her past was here to stay
On her knees pleading to God, “please help me find another way.”
She felt the promise of hope as her soul cried out, yet it wasn’t a dream this time
She heard the whisper of the One who paid her debt, “Dear child you are mine.”
His love was unconditional as He began to set her heart free
He came to break the chains that entangled her and in Him she found her identity.
The pain, the guilt, the shame, at the cross it was all paid
Ashes were turned into beauty as she began to watch her past slowly fade.
Regan Sewald is wife to Russ and mother to three wonderful kids…Bailey (20), Macie (17), and Cole (15). She and her husband own their own insulation business and work together every day. She strives to live in freedom from her past and encourage others who are trying to overcome guilt from their failures and mistakes. She knows firsthand what it feels like to fail in life but hopes to share with others the only true way to overcome it: by living in God’s grace. Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord.” And you forgave the guilt of my sin. Psalm 32:5 (ESV)
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