Posts Tagged Unconditional love
Unconditional love is a subject that some avoid. A subject where as much as has there’s been written about it there are as many cases against its validity and the belief that it can truly be exercised. It could be, as a Christian, one area of our life that will challenge us the most because love is tested when emotions drive us away from God’s intention.
For me, I have had my share of battles not only conveying this type of love but being the reciprocal party. At times, it doesn’t take much for us to push away from a friend, a co-worker, or a loved one. Sometimes the simplest thing that we hold tightly to that in the end holds us hostage from God’s intention for us to live in peace and joy with one another. To be content within ourselves.
For me, there are two things that I reflect on when embracing unconditional love in my own personal life: Read the rest of this entry »
Something happened this week that changed our household. We got a puppy. Not just any puppy. One named Duke that in a short time stole our hearts; all 3 pounds of him. We have had dogs before but this time something resonated with me more because maybe I am at a different place spiritually since I last owned a canine friend. Even in a short time, I believe that he has changed the spirit in our home and he has touched hearts. He doesn’t know what he is doing but with each wag of his tail and with each lick on our face he radiates unconditional love. The same unconditional love that our Heavenly Father extends to us. The same love that is there for us no matter what our sin has been or no matter if we fail.
So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. – 1 John 4:16 Read the rest of this entry »