THE OTHER DAY in my quiet place as I spent a few moments with God, I asked Him if He'd share something that He liked about me.
I heard Him say, "I like how your face lights up when you think about Me."
Can you imagine how precious that was to hear? Oh my..... it spoke deep on the inside.
Well, just this morning, I was reading a Facebook message a friend sent me -- she told me about how a patient had encouraged her recently with the words that she could see Jesus in my friend and how that filled her with such joy.
My friend went on to say that for years she'd longed to be thought beautiful and to be told it by someone. Now, she was being told that she looked like Jesus to her patient; well, for anyone who loves Him, we recognize just how affirming and meaningful those words really are.
As you can image, I was delighted to respond to such a note.... I wanted to share with you an excerpt of what I shared:
Hi K---, Thank you for your lovely note. What a wonderful moment for you that your patient saw Jesus in you! WoW! I can totally understand how that would have moved your heart. It moves me even to read it....
Right now I 'see' Jesus gently cupping your lovely face with his hands... and covering it with tender kisses...... He loves your face. He likes how it lights up when you talk or think about Him. He sees your love for Him when He looks at your face. A woman in love is always beautiful .... you are beautiful.
Here's something I do often with worship songs we sing. If they are love songs, I often image Jesus singing the words (where applicable) back at me. So that piece we sang on Sunday about Beautiful face, beautiful eyes..... as I sang that to Him, He was singing it back to me. I found that so, so precious.
Perhaps this is the day you might want to ask Him what He likes about you! You can trust that He will say something that is beautiful, kind, and loving. Because that's just how He does it.
On that note... here's wishing you a beautiful day with lots of heaven's glimpses everywhere for you to enjoy!
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