Love is like water: it has three states of being and is essential for life. Love starts as a feeling, I love you because I feel good around you. I don’t have to do anything for you. This is like steam, it is hot and energetic but it is difficult to hold and fades quickly. If you get past stage one, Love becomes an exchange of actions and feelings. You give to me and I feel good. I give to you, so you feel good. This is like liquid water, it sloshes around and is difficult to manage when you carry it with you. It can sustain you but you cannot build on it. In the final stage, Love becomes a decision, an act of will. I will give to you because I will sacrifice myself. Then Love is like ice: solid, immovable, strong.

When you need carried!

Daily Blessing In those places where you feel like sighing, may Jesus put a new song in your heart. Where you’re weary from holding on, may He give you new courage to stand strong. Where you’ve waited long to see the breakthrough, may He very soon do what only He can do. Sometimes it feels… Continue reading When you need carried!

Tired? Scared?

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 I’ve been struggling lately with depression. I wonder if you have too? I’ve had irrational thoughts about my pistol even. Now I don’t believe… Continue reading Tired? Scared?