Putting My Life In Perspective: One Word Describing My Relationship With God
God knows why I chose this question. First I have to define the word LOVE , yes love. You see in order to understand people we must first understand love. One of my favorite Bible verses since I have been young is 1 Corinthians 13 4-7. It talks about all aspects of love in 3 verses. It is not proud or boastful, it does not dishonor nor is it self-seeking. It does not get easily angered and keeps no record of wrong doing. It does not like evil and darkness but is joyful in the truths. It protects others, trusts others, hopes for the best and completes itself with continued perseverance. Imagine trying to memorize that verse when you were 8 years old. I memorized it and said it out loud so much my mom would politely say, "Sshhhhhh that is enough." When I would get upset I would repeat it like a broken record. When they began to print the verse instead of me being creative and writing it by hand and posting it to a wall, I purchased a beautiful print and framed it.
My life growing up evolved around those three verses of course in the real world reality does set in and when you get your heart broken for the very first time, you realize that life isn't always so nice. But the word Love and the biblical definition kept my life in perspective. When I would get mad I knew that love would prevail because it is not easily angered. When people do not understand why you believe in God do you think it is our right to judge them? Absolutely not. But embracing them and not attacking them is love. I have always been a very humble person and never thought of myself as beautiful. Those words were said many times to me throughout the years, but to me all people are beautiful that is what I was taught. I can see beauty in everything around me because love is not boastful or proud nor is it self-seeking. Many can't understand how I can forgive those people who have wronged me for whatever reason but it is love that is instilled in me.
Growing up with 3 younger sisters there were plenty of hardships and plenty of responsibility in our home. Yes I turned my back on God more then many people would; because as a young adult I wanted to have fun and I did not want to go to church. Mom never pushed us when we were trying to find ourselves she knew what she had instilled, but eventually God was tugging at my heart strings with a reminder of that word. When I started to become self-seeking through my early 20s that framed verse was looking me in the face and I could hear a faint voice reminding me of what Love really was.
You see love comes in all shapes, sizes, colors and things that we cannot see and what we can see. Love cannot be described but is a feeling when I talk to people, I am around people or cuddling an animal in my arms. My heart feels with glee and races anxiously to give what is in my heart.
Through the years 1 Corinthians 13 4-7 has always been my perspective on life and in one word LOVE describes all of who I am and what I feel about everyone around me. I would not change who I am for anyone, but would be happy to spread some love to those who would reach out and just take it. Love is a beautiful word if you understand it, acknowledge it and embrace the complete meaning of it. My relationship with God is only one word LOVE.
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