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I was told this dream some years ago about me. THIS WAS A PROPHETIC DREAM. I lived in New York, I went to a local beach nearby because I love the water. One of my playmates loves to be near the water too, this is where he and I played.
All on the beach that day, there was myself, and my playmate in the sandbox because he was helping me build my sand castle. We enjoyed doing things together. There was not that much talking between us because he and I understood each other even without words our hearts connected.
Everyone thought my playmate was strange because he wasn’t that social but he observed and quite protective of me.
Now remember,and keep this in mind. This person that had this dream about me years before it was actually told to me. For years I never forgot what was told to me about this dream.
The other tall boy, I knew but ignored , although, he was somewhat popular but he had some behavior issues . He walked with a bad crowd that picked on people. He liked me but became annoyed because I ignored HIM, and stayed with my friend instead. He grew jealous and did everything he could to keep my friend from being with me. Little did he know we made a pact, to watch and protect each other for life.
I was the youngest in the sandbox and kind of short and smaller for my age. My playmate knew he was trouble and he was going to protect me no matter what. The taller boy wouldn’t play with me in fear of what others would think. As I stood in my overalls, (bibs) which I love to this day and my Buster Brown shoes. I was very petite even as a child. Odd…
The older taller boy walked over to my sandcastle and kicked it down and the crowd he was with “laughed” as he was saying mean things and did what they wanted him to do. Hurt me… He begin to harass us because my playmate loved me and never got intimidated by the other boy. He and I continued to build our castle together.
The taller boy got jealous and continued to destroy my sandcastle each time he and I would rebuild TOGETHER. My playmate determination was to build anyway with all the distraction and discouragement and the threats of danger. His love kept the castle together.
After while the pain grew too bad…I started to cry… my playmate came to wipe my tears he, was visibly angry. He told me to stop crying . He reassured me as many times necessary, that he will help build my “castle” AGAIN. I sat as he begin to rebuild the sandcastle. I started to feel better, and joined in. Out of no where the taller boy got angry because he and I was building together but this time I wasn’t crying I stood up… and I was READY! He came with his foolish crowd cheering on his bad behavior but this time… It got hilarious! My playmate kicked his legs from under him. He pounced on him, until he couldn’t get up. His back up crew left him laying on his backside. My playmate took his arm to wrap them around me…He saved my sandcastle while the taller boy wept bitterly…He finally got what he had coming!
She left with her playmate… he brought RESTORATION! There are so many lessons in this.
How many times God will bring that one person in your life that brings restoration and it make it all better? Its as if God will heal you from past hurts by someone you loved!
Sometimes people miss the blessing to love because they have been abused by life and others. Your guards are so high you can’t embrace God’s goodness because of the hurt from the past or it might be with someone you thought you could share your love with. When the yoke is equal it flows in God’s peace. When you love someone there is no war…
After all these years that dream stays with me the most, because it reminds me of that pact between God and I. Significantly the dream meant many things in my life as an adult and my private relationship with others. There will be that agape love. Often times, who we think will be there to love us back… brings more hurt and abuse because you might love them more. Your love for them is taken for granted and therefore handle irresponsibly. Some people get with the wrong people because something they think will fulfill them and to find out in the end you wasted time on nothing that brought healing and joy!
Destruction came to tear down who I was and my house. But God sent someone to remind me …that he will loved me unconditionally. He was my protector and he respected the house that I had built even if it was on sand.
Some people you thought, you could trust, tore down your house by their own hands.
But the encouragement is that God will send people in our lives this season, that will restore LOVE like never before… Stay encouraged, God let me know through this person, he has someone who will bring restoration to our lives, no matter how many times the enemy comes to destroy…even if its’ a broken heart! God send some people just to restore! That’s there whole assignment to love you back to life!
When God brings this kind of love…It brings joy and you forget how many times someone has hurt you but he brings someone who brings restoration and this prepares you and open your heart to LOVE AGAIN!!!