I still am, but your Holy Spirit keeps nagging me that all isn’t right and real between us. I know I have to open up to him and confess, tell him how sorry I am, and that I’ll do whatever it takes to make it right. He may laugh in my face; he might tell me to go straight to hell. I don’t know. I’ve rehearsed this little speech in the shower and during my daily subway ride a hundred times, and it flushes my face and floods my armpits every single time—but I’m doing it tomorrow. I have to.
Lord, I need your presence, forgiveness, and divine gift of strength and power. Thank you for making me want to do this. I don’t want to chicken out. I want to grow up into Christ and be at peace with all men, and it starts tomorrow with my confession to Glen.
In Jesus’ name, amen!
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