Unconditional Love

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Each of us has a thirst that can only be quenched spiritually.

(Listen to my song “The Way You Are” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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Psalm 42:2-3

As the deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My being thirsts for God, the living God.

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We all long for connection…to know that we are loved.

We want to know that we are enough.

We belong.

It’s as primal as our thirst for water.

This is one of those most profound human truths…but unfortunately, we are told many times by the world that it is not acceptable to be vulnerable.

Therefore, we pretend that we are self-sufficient…that we have it all together.

And then we try to satisfy our deep longing for acceptance with material and physical things…like food, alcohol, drugs, sex, entertainment…and various other addictive false medications.

That may work for a short while…but then the profound emptiness will return sending us into a cycle of addiction and sadness.

The solution is spiritual.

Only God…only Love itself…can save you.

This Love is unconditional.

It accepts you and cherishes you as is.

You don’t have to achieve anything or become a better version of what you already are: God’s beloved child.

You can experience this Love right now.

Stop.

Let go.

Open your heart…and know the living God.

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Listen to the song of the day “The Way You Are” on the Mercy Reigns album by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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