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Friday, July 8, 2011

His love is better than life.

God truly blessed our time in Boston with our daughter, Melissa. And then He heaped blessing upon blessing as He so graciously allowed us to travel to Pennsylvania to visit with our daughter Megan, her husband Rod, and their precious 4 children. We had a great time in both places and it was with much sadness that our time with them came to an end this morning. It was a teary good-bye, but it was a time filled with many new and happy memories to add to our every growing list.

God has been revealing the vastness of His love for us in the past few months. My awareness of just how amazing and endless the supply of His love is increases day by day. It isn't just the good things that happen that fuel my thankfulness for that love because certainly our lives aren't always filled with the good things. But I have come to fully understand that even in those 'bad' times, God is still love. He loves us unconditionally. He loves us with an everlasting love and one that encompasses more than we can imagine. And no matter what our circumstances, we can always depend on our loving God to carry us through. To give us strength. To lift us up and be our portion and our shield. 

"We love Him, because He first loved us"
(1 John 4:19)

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Thank you sweet Father for always teaching me. Thank you for revealing your love to me in a new and a more powerful way. Help me to be ever mindful that your love is all I need.  No matter that circumstances, no matter the trials, no matter the situation.... You love me and for that, I stand in awe of You.  I love you with all my heart and I will serve you all the days of my life.

5 comments:

Wanda said...

Thanks for sharing such a good meditation for the day. Yes, He is better than life itself. Help me Lord to remember that as I go about my day!

NanaNor's said...

Hi there, Precious Prayer and thoughts that reveal your love for the Lord. Loved seeing all the photos-rejoicing in His blessings over you!
Hugs, Noreen

mholgate said...

Thanks for sharing your photos and your heart. It really shines through how much you love your family, and the Lord. I am always blessed when I visit here.

-Melissa

Stacey Dawn said...

Precious and beauitful...
so glad you had such a good time.
And, I'm learning that as well - that God loves me and is here for me through good and bad... xo

Nana Jul said...

What beautiful pictures you captured!! I'm so glad your trip went well, and you got to see so much of the East Coast...that's pretty incredible! Melissa looks great, I'll bet she was very glad to see you and Dad.
Those stairs would've gotten to me too...whoa..
God bless you Beth..Standing in Awe with you.
Love,
Julie