God answered the question for us over and over again. I have heard it a million times, but have I really listened? I just wanted to share a little trick a friend taught…
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 New International Version (NIV)
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Now, replace the word LOVE with your name.
Amanda is patient, Amanda is kind. Amanda does not envy, does not boast, is not proud. Amanda does not dishonor others, is not self-seeking, is not easily angered, and keeps no record of wrongs. Amanda does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. She always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
I dont know about you, but that humbles me and inspires me simultaneously. I cant say with honesty that I am any of those things.
God calls us to be love.