“Father God, thank You that we have You to love ourselves through the pain. Thank You that we have Your Son and our Savior, Jesus Christ, to dispose of our pain. We are His Make, and He makes us to love You, love ourselves, and love others, leaving no trace. We are human, Father God, same as Jesus when He came down here. Because Jesus came down here, He knows exactly what pain, what afflict, what anguish, what heartache we find ourselves in. He knows exactly all of these things, and He knows exactly how we are to give these things to Him for You to get the Glory, Father God. ‘I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in Me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from Me you can do nothing’ (John 15:5). Apart from Jesus, we cannot give him all of these human things. As part of Him, the human that ‘can do nothing’ becomes the Spirit that ‘can do Something.’ On a more personal note, Father God, my Spirit doing Something is helping Your nonhuman animals who go through so much pain, afflict, anguish, and heartache. My little pig friend in the picture does NOT deserve these things humans do to him or her. How we treat Your nonhuman animals, Father God, is indeed not loving them, and yet we are called to love You, love ourselves, and love others. I know these “others,” the “least of these,” are Your nonhuman animals. Help all of us to love them, for “love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these’ (Mark 12:31). Your nonhuman animals ARE our neighbors, for we share this planet with them. I pray all of this in the Wonderful and Precious and Take Heart Name of Jesus Christ, and this prayer is answered by my faith and my belief. Please help me, Father God, where my faith and my belief are lacking. Amen.”
(God’s Sonnet by Timothy J. Verret; “it’s how I cope to hope in loving myself in the pain, releasing it to Jesus for Dispose, this daily leavened [Jesus Makes!] bread.”)
You’re in pain! You’re in the throes of afflict!
If you loved yourself right, you’d know it’s Grace.
You’re being led to Surrender Perfect:
Love God, love you, love others. Leave no trace.
I have that anguish! I have that heartache!
If I loved myself well, I’d know “human.”
I’m human to have these troubles daybreak.
A break? I love my Spirit as “New man.”
“You will have pain in this world of great woes,”
says Jesus. “Take heart! I take your sore ache!
Give Me your pain, and I’ll make it Dispose.
Love you in Me, and I’ll make you My Make.”
It’s about loving God through loss and gain.
It’s about loving ourselves through the pain.