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True Love

In just ten short days my husband, Todd, and I will celebrate our two year wedding anniversary! We have both graduated college, became parents to our beautiful daughter and moved states! 554 more words


Love Never Gives Up (1 Corinthians 13:8)

Easy to say, sometimes harder to do.

I have been thinking about what never giving up really looks like. With love itself being so fragile and so often damaged, to never give up shouldn’t be a flippantly uttered declaration. 386 more words


Before I Break...

I have become inundated with the noise that surrounds me; the voices all clash and make it hard to discern what I am hearing.

Then again, I find I can hear just perfectly when I weed out the sounds that bring negativity to my soul. 719 more words


Love Is Not Rude

Consideration is the Key

“Not hot but…” COLD. Paul uses opposites in this passage as well. “Love is not rude, but it is…” Anyone? The inverse used is KIND. 825 more words


Choosing To Live in Tension of Embracing God, His Love, And Loving Others Graciously

I am in this place, this “zone” and have been for some time now, emotionally, spiritually, philosophically, and theologically.  This is a place where love, grace and mercy are at the forefront of my beliefs about God, the Christian Scriptures, the place of Christians in our society and culture, and how I understand God in Christ Jesus to be at work in the world, and how Christians ought to be engaged with the world. 3,905 more words


What is Love? - 1 Corinthians 13

Even though much has been written about this chapter in the Bible I’d like to share briefly what it meant to me this morning. It struck me between the eyes and honestly I might not yet have fully realized the implication but I’m meditating on it. 1,407 more words

1 Corinthians 13

What is Love?

One of the most famous passages in the Bible about love is 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a:

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 915 more words