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Tomorrow Came

Eye painted in watercolours

Sadly there are many in the world who suffer great adversity, grief, hardship or abuse in their childhood. I know from personal experience just how damaging this can be, because these assaults on our developing emotions, thinking patterns and self-identity can take a long time to unpick. Many young people can give testimony to the thought of “wanting it all to end” and tragically some amazing, unique beautiful ones do not survive.

I wrote this song about fifteen years back, when I was in a daily battle inside my own heart and mind with self-hatred. As I gradually accepted God’s unconditional love for me, I slowly discovered that I was able to love myself. In this new place I was able to face the roots of my despair, find counselling and support, and move towards “life”. My hope in creating this film is that with God’s help I can breathe “tomorrow” into the lives of those who continually feel they can’t face another day.

Tomorrow with love, tomorrow with promise, tomorrow with freedom, tomorrow without fear, tomorrow in relationship, tomorrow with vision, tomorrow with future! Heaven longs to embrace those in despair. If you are in this place – begin by finding someone you can confide in – whether this be a friend, family member or useful helpline.  Then carry on taking small steps each day. I have been there. And I found that even the most desolate ground in our lives can be restored with Christ as His remarkable redeeming love settles within our souls.

I hope that this testimony song will be a channel for Christ’s light and hope to help restore those in deep despair:-

Read the lyrics to this song and download the film in HD by following this link.

6 thoughts on “Tomorrow Came

  1. Gloria Perez

    Hello Julie,
    I can relate to your songs and to your blogs. I am able to move on by being a Christian and knowing that God has never failed me even when everyone else has. I had a very abusive and lonely childhood. I have come a long way but still have emotional scars from it all. Just wanted to reach out. Thank you for your songs.

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    1. Julie Palmer Post author

      Thank you Gloria for your comment on “Tomorrow Came” . You were an answer to my prayers as I have found it quite challenging to share this track, as it is so personal. I knew that if it connected with just one person it would be worthwhile! Your testimony here will, I know, touch other lives and be a light in their darkness. x

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