We are able to celebrate victories in Jesus as we remember and respect every aspect of our private lives, including how we once were. His Holy Word, as the Holy Spirit walks us through it, intimately shows us the importance of memorials and monuments, and together, with the Holy Spirit, we have intimately erected memorials within our memory over things He has brought us through. They are a witness as to what we have endured, what we have had to overcome in Him, and they actively remind us of His deeply abiding love for us and how everything we deal with, go through, and face, all vibrantly matters to Him, the Great I Am. King Jesus teaches us the beauty of where we once stood, where we once crawled, where we once fell, and where we once knelt, even when it was a result of wrong free-will choices; because learning from our past provides us with a unique healing other things can’t, which helps to encourage us to recognize a new depth of God’s grace and His unfailing love for us, individually. Each and every lesson we have learned, as well as experience gained through each and every encounter we are brought through, reveals that ultimately, stripped down bare, Abba deeply desires to bring us to a place where He doesn’t have to hold anything back from us. Where we are able to openly and fully receive everything from our Sole Provider while deeply knowing our lives on earth is truly all about Him, and our intimately private, unique relationship with Him. And all of the deeply personal memorials and monuments we have erected with Him along the way are remembrances of the battles we have already won, fully healed and restored by His Hand because we live on this side of King Jesus’ reigning victory, and presently within His comforting embrace. Our greatest, deepest thought and desire now achingly screams out to the Great I Am: “Give me ALL of you! That is ALL that I now desire!” ‘Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.’ (Matthew 7:7-8) Praise King Jesus, ‘O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known me, Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine Hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.’ (Psalm 139:1-6) ‘Then the Word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. Then said I, Ah, Lord God! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak. Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord.’ (Jeremiah 1:4-8) Praise King Jesus, He is who we actively see!