Passionate, Generous, Relentless Love

One day, I received a life-changing revelation. For years I thought that I already knew it. And then it began to radically change my life. Jesus loves me. But, it’s not the warm and fuzzy, albeit unconditional, brotherly love, that I once imagined. Instead, His love leaves me dizzy. Jesus longs for me. I belong to Him. His love for me is not the cool, listless love of a far off God. No, Christ’s love relentlessly pursues me. I am His {Read More}

Raising Them to Love Past Self – Moved by Compassion { and a GIVEAWAY}

 *Image via Compassion International “But Mom-m we don’t even know them! They’re strangers.” Her tears hinted at her own brokenness, but her words tore my heart in two. It had begun as such a joyous moment.  I made the decision to sponsor a little girl through Compassion International, and immediately fell in love with this tiny angel, who happened to look more than a little like my own. With growing excitement I shared the young girl’s video with my eldest daughter. Her initial reaction {Read More}

A Glimpse of His Glorious Love in Eyes Almost Mine – But better.

  And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of the and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 18:2-4 (ESV) This is my hero. He doesn’t know it, though. He thinks I am his hero. But, he is mistaken. I want to be like him {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – Day 28

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9   Dear Father, Thank you for love that is unmerited, unconditional, and unable to be earned. When I was yet a sinner, you not only loved me, but you paid an immeasurable debt so that I might be restored to You. While I was still {Read More}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – Day 27

  And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 18:2-4 (ESV) Dear Father, I love you. Thank you for loving me. Your love is amazing. Help me to learn to love you with the faith and devotion of {Read More}