Love people even in their sin, for that is the semblance of Divine Love and is the highest love on earth. Love all of God’s creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God’s light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love.
When we were on vacation at The Outer Banks we visited with one of our former foster dogs. Rocky is healthy and happy and he is loved by two very special people. What a joy it was to see him plumped up and frisky.
Sometimes God puts a ministry in your life that you never dreamed of—never asked for. Maybe that ministry doesn’t seem as crucial as feeding starving children or fighting human trafficking.
Maybe it isn’t.
But it’s yours.
Be faithful with the little things, Beloved. Who knows where that faithfulness might lead?
How do you embrace the God-joy? Every Monday I’ll be sharing one of my Playdates with God. I would love to hear about yours. It can be anything: outside, quiet time. Maybe it’s solitary. Maybe it’s loud and crowded. Just find Him. Be with Him. Grab my button at the bottom of the page and join us:
I’m a morning person and happiest in a place with no walls. Give me a bed of grass and a blanket-sky and I will dream deep in wonder. But a good story takes me to this place too. And a poem? Even better. You can always find me here. Or connect with me on on facebook, twitter, or pinterest.