Nouwen, Man.

It would be nice if this came naturally. It doesn’t. Most times, I don’t feel like “Beloved from all eternity.”

Nouwen

It’s easier to believe lies than truth, especially about ourselves. That doesn’t mean the truth about ourselves doesn’t exist, or is a fallacy. Our fallen natures just find that because it’s difficult for us to love, and find others beloved, it would be the same for God.

If people aren’t lovable, we don’t love them.

That isn’t Jesus at all.

Because we’re loved, we can love.

I wish that were easier.

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twilk68

God has changed my life, and changed me. It's that simple. I will ever be grateful, and if I live to be...well, OLD, I will never tire of telling people about the work done in my life, and what can be done in theirs, should they trust God with their innermost everything...

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