Tag: love

genesis 29: unloved but loved

Such an intriguing chapter. It’s a love story, payback story and kindness of God story all rolled into one. Jacob met the love of his life in Rachel, and paid a steep price to marry her. “Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are… Continue Reading “genesis 29: unloved but loved”

always

Always. Big word. Love always protects. It doesn’t have bad days that make the hearts of those around us fair game to our anger, self-pity or our need to be first. Love always trusts. When everything shakes. When everything hurts. When nothing and no one can… Continue Reading “always”

let me tell you

  I remember the loss of my honor. In a desperate attempt to capture love, I surrendered something I could never get back. It didn’t take long to figure out that love had nothing to do with it. But I was just a teen-aged… Continue Reading “let me tell you”

every cut is the deepest

  “to be patient in bearing the offenses and injuries of others; to be mild and slow in avenging; to be long-suffering, slow to anger, slow to punish.” (Strongs) I wanna know what love isI want you to show me* Lyrics to a song from… Continue Reading “every cut is the deepest”

pieces

One song played in my house all weekend. It’s called “Pieces”, sang by Steffany Gretzinger at IHOP’s One Thing 2015. These words got down deep in my soul… “Your love’s not fractured, it’s not a troubled mind It isn’t anxious, it’s not the restless… Continue Reading “pieces”

the way love moves

Love is an ocean of a word. Big and wide and deep and too much to look at all at once and you can’t see its’ boundaries from standing in one place. Oceans and love are both hard to describe from the shoreline. I will… Continue Reading “the way love moves”

i have to stop drinking

It was an off-handed comment, really. She and I were discussing God things, and “love your neighbor” came up. Without thinking I added “as yourself” and I saw a look pass across her face and I knew, so I said it. Looking into her… Continue Reading “i have to stop drinking”

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