Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come. -by Henri Nouwen
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LOVE ALWAYS PROTECTS, ALWAYS TRUSTS, ALWAYS HOPES, ALWAYS PERSEVERES. 1 Corinthians 13:7
The best time to love with your whole heart is always now, in this moment, because no breath beyond the current is promised. – Fawn Weaver
"Behold, children are a heritage and gift from the Lord. The fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. How blessed [happy and fortunate] is the man whose quiver is filled with them;
They will not be ashamed
When they speak with their enemies [in gatherings] at the [city] gate. (AMP)
"... Jesus must become the heart of my heart, the fire of my life, the love of my soul, the bridegroom of my spirit. He must become my only thought, my only concern, my only desire." by Henri Nouwen.
" Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind." Matthew 22:37 (KJV)
“Exhaustion, burnout, and depression are not signs that you are doing God’s will. God is gentle and loving. God desires to give you a deep sense of safety in God’s love. Once you have allowed yourself to experience that love fully, you will be better able to discern who you are being sent to in God’s name.” -by Henri Nouwen
" For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church," Ephesians 5:29
I sip from the chalice of early morning dew and delight in the surreal music of nature waking. Through hazy eyes, I witness the sunrise and applaud this masterpiece before humans blot out its calm. I stare in wonder as Creation offers this private viewing and taste of eternity. In the early morning I worship our King.