Ephesians 5:8-10 (NIV)
8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord.
*When you accept God into your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus is your Lord and savior, you no longer fade into the masses as the norm...You now stand out, and hold the responsibility of helping others see the entrapment and complacency of darkness in order to guide them to the deliverance and authenticity of the light. However, some of us forget our responsibility and feed into the temptations and distractions that darkness brings. We look back at things and debate if life was easier on the other side; we become caught up in reminiscing about the so called "fun" days that only led us to a continuous loop of foolishness, and hindered us from growing; or some of us are too afraid to embrace the potential for change, and hold on to what we know and have experienced before. However, God is telling u to let it go!...ALL OF IT! Being in the light may seem foreign or even hard at times because you may be still holding on to that comfort and ability to hide in darkness...Yet, hiding never allowed you to be found in order to be relocated into betterment. Instead, you were just bumping around in the same spot, while suffering unnecessary contusions from being hit by what you were too blind to see. Allow God to shine light on your situation, provide you with clear guidance, and remove you from elements of darkness that should no longer cover up the brightness of the future He has for you. Find out what path would enhance your circumstance and please God, without further delay or entanglement with things that need to be exposed and disposed. How can you ever move forward if you are lugging around garbage, and unable to properly see where you are going?