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Jan 07 2015

I am opaque. Opacity.

I am a foggy mirror. I am darkened. I am cloudy.

Found behind a mask of contentment, is a spirit burdened with lies and resentment.

The truth robs me of any form of privacy. I’ll just keep the pain inside because I don’t like transparency. I will drown in turmoil because I won’t let anyone in.

But I want freedom.

I want to feel a strength that’s like a rushing wind. I want to know there is something greater than what I find within.

Instead I turn to people for joy, and people disappoint. People turn me to God, but I don’t see the point. They try to crack me like a nut, but I will not break.

I am opaque.

I want to understand God, but I don’t want Him to understand me.

I stand still like a weeping willow tree, I am tangled in my own branches. My leaves are covering my mouth and when I try to open up, I let out a silent scream.

The haze of clouded judgment from a heavy heart prevails. My chamber of secrets is locked and the ship of trust has sailed.

BEHOLD, a storm of glory!

The breath of God has blown a hole right through my solid trunk. I try to lift my roots to run but I’m frozen in awe of His beauty. My branches unravel, I am humbled at His feet. I reach out to Him and He takes my hand. He looks right through me, He knows me in ways I can never understand.

Redemption comes for the ones in chains once they embrace their freedom.

Now I stayed in shackles long enough, it’s apparent I don’t need them.

I am a river.

He is living water inside of me that surges through my veins. Clarity, the light in me.


He makes all things new. I finally want to be transparent.


Haley Mason


Take the time to consider these words. How powerful it is to be fully transparent. Anonymously consider…


How Transparent are you in your life?

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