But I tell you, love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you,
that you may be children of your Father in heaven.
He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and
sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
—Matthew 5:44-45 NIV
As I read the words, He causes his sun to rise, the image that greets me is from "City of Angels" — the angels standing on the beach listening to the music embedded in the beautiful sky, the light. more
And so it begins ... the choice to love, the choice to love those who nourish us and to love those associated with our pain, the humanity that knowingly or unwittingly left wounding marks on our souls.
Wounded Heart ~ session 1
I am moved to tears at these words:
Not being cherished by and celebrated by ... simply because you exist.
Not having the experience of being a delight.
Holding my selected object I realize there are 6 points, that only 2 are sharp, the remaining 4 softly rounded.
I have not been given a spirit of fear,
but of power, love and a sound mind.
—Who I am in Christ, 2 Timothy 1:7
Photo Credit: Jacks