You know that emptiness you feel...deep inside you it begins to grow. We try to fill it with Love, Relationships, Career, Kids, Success, Impact, etc
In my life I tend to find myself always running in one big circle back to God. Through mistakes, successes, disappointments, victories, rewards, as well as consequences....
God stands in the shadows of my heart & reminds me that he is not afraid of my dark. And though I don't understand it all, I appreciate that I have come to a point in my life that I do not have a lukewarm love for God. That his grace does indeed cover me. How beautiful that the conviction of the Holy Spirit is an echo of God in the Garden of Eden calling out to us. "Where are u? Why are u hiding?"
Waking up to sunshine is nice I guess, but waking up to your smile & presence, regardless of the circumstances in life, is like having sunshine in my bed every morning. The raw passion of a beast that reminds me that I am a warrior, more than a conqueror...to that quiet presence reminding me "to be still and know that I am God" and that you will fight for me. It helps make the toughness of reality invisible, the sacrifice worth it, and my future hope unimaginable....
That God loves you and me to Eternity & Back!
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him." John 3:16-17
"And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love" Romans 5:5 NLT
"No eye has seen, no ear has heard and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him." 1 Corinthians 2:9