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Love Me

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” 
Romans 8:38-39

Love. It makes the world go round, right? We listen to songs about love, and we read novels that include love stories. Romantic comedies or dramas draw people to the movie theaters in droves. But what if you don't feel loved? 

I felt unloved and unlovable for most of my life. Perhaps it was because I did not have the love of my Father. Having such a void in my soul left me feeling rejected and abandoned. I went through most of my life trying to fill that deep void within me through relationships, which left me feeling just as empty when they did not work out. I typically found myself in relationships in which I would ultimately be rejected, and this just poured salt into my wounds.

The love issue is a big one. Rejection and abandonment can cause such deep-rooted damage to one's soul that it sometimes takes years of counseling with a professional to find healing. There is no one who doesn’t want or need love, especially if it was missing during developmental years.

The good news is we don’t have to go through this life feeling unloved. The truth is we do have someone who loves us; God. The Bible teaches that nothing can separate us from the love of God (Romans 8:38). The love of man will fail us at times, but God’s love will never fail. If we continue to attempt to fill the void within our hearts with just the love of people, we will come up disappointed every time. God is the only one who can love us unconditionally.  

Knowing there is nothing we can do to cause Him to reject us or to lose His love, brings a peace that surpasses all understanding (Philippians 4:7). With a true understanding of God’s love for us, we can find healing for damaged emotions.

Thank you, God, that we can depend on Your constant and unconditional love for us. 

Carrie Wright

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