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Mourning and Comfort

Apr 9, 2013 10:28:00 AM

One of the men in UGM's Recovery program wrote the following about what he mourns: “I mourn for the fact that my children have not had the father they need or deserve. I mourn for the childhood I could have had if not for the violence, addiction and fear. I mourn for every person I have ever taken advantage of and pray for them regularly.I mourn the fact that every decision I made for 36 years was made out of fear. Most importantly, I mourn the fact that for my whole life I turned my back on God.  I take comfort knowing God is the Father I always wanted and never had. He’s been there waiting.”