My Soulful Love

Love is not what I thought it was. Its more incredible than I ever imagined.

The mission is to be God’s unconditional love to the world through patience, kindness, unselfishness, mercy, and forgiveness. A kind of love we so rarely see or experience in this world but that is made perfect and shown to us on the cross. A love that constantly and faithfully gives, never holding back, and never expecting anything in return. Too often we hear the world say that if they don’t treat you the way you think you deserve to be treated – leave – throw them away – break all ties – don’t forgive unless you feel like it – and move on with your life. But God says something different. God says – love – stay by their side – show them unconditional love – forgive always even when its not asked for – and always remain faithful.

This blog outlines the things I continue to learn about love each week as I grow deeper in my understanding of what it means to love, especially how God calls us to love in marriage.

“Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous, is not pompous, it is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it odes not brood over injury, it does not rejoice over wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails.” (1 Corinthians 13: 4-8)

“Love is an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person. To love somebody isn’t just a strong feeling. It’s a decision, a judgement, and a promise.”

“A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.”

It all starts at  the foot of the cross – the source of love.

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