never forgotten

Yesterday, God started stirring up in me the truth that none of us (who ever have been, are, or will be) will ever be forgotten by Him.

Then I saw the photo of the three year old Turkish boy who washed up on shore, and my heart leap into my throat, almost cutting off my breathing for the weeping within.

Holy Spirit began to whisper comfort to me as only He can, as He reminded me again, “None of my children are ever forgotten.”

Not one. Ever.

Each refugee crying out for justice.

Each battered woman in hiding.

Each homeless person shivering looking for warmth.

Each child dying of starvation, or from abortion.

Each widow weeping over what she has lost.

Each person who feels abandoned.

Every broken heart.

If you can feel it or experience it, it matters to Him.

Because you matter to Him.

He wrote your name on His heart when He shaped you.

He will never forget you, no matter what you are going through.

Take heart, Beloved.

You are known & treasured by the God who loves you so much He died to reveal it to the rest of the world.

God is moved by the state of the world, all of it. He always been has & He always will be.

God is moved by the state of our hearts, the events which shape our lives. He always has been, and always will be.

Your name is written on His heart, where His love is always ready to meet you.

Don’t forget, you are never forgotten.

Remind yourself through His Word. Speak it out loud in thanksgiving & faith. Trust His love is for you. Walk in hope.

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she will be loved…

There is a song by a popular band that caught my attention a few days ago when God brought the name of the song to mind….”She will be loved.”

Then I realized He was talking about me.

That little girl within me that still doesn’t feel loveable or worth being loved?

God was speaking to her directly.

But not in the same tense as the song….

For I AM loved, and ALWAYS will be loved.

And so are you.

Some of you, like me, will wrestle with this word today.

And you, like me, need to let go, and just receive it as the amazing gift it is.

His love.

For whether you or I accept it or not, it is true.

You ARE loved, and ALWAYS will be loved.

No matter what you do.
No matter what you think.
No matter where you go.
No matter what you have done.
No matter what has been done to you.

No matter what you can come up with, His love is yours.

No matter what.

YOU are loved.

He loves YOU.

HE loves you.

Always.

Take the time you need, and read this out loud. Let His truth soak into your spirit, and permeate your heart, mind, soul.

Accept it as it is. An eternal truth behind your full comprehension.

Receive it. Allow Him to prove His love to & for you, and allow yourself to feel it.

Find the words He has for you in the Word which tell you how much He loves you. Write them out, print them off or make them your screensaver.

(PS. One of my faves is Romans 8:37-38 ­čÖé

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