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“God’s love for us existed before we were born and will exist after we have died.” – Henri Nouwen


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Psalm 116:12

How can I repay God for all the great good done for me?


The answer is: You can’t.

You can’t possibly repay God for granting you life.

If you are operating under the motivation of repaying God, you are setting yourself up for a never-ending and frustrating path where it’ll never be enough.

You are creating a complex in which you will never feel enough.

And the truth is: You are enough.

You are more than enough.

You are loved unconditionally.

You are God’s beloved.

God gives us life out of an eternal reservoir of Love.

That’s because God is Love (1 John 4:8).

God is in whom “we live and move and having our being” (Acts 17:28).

Our life on Earth is not some test to see if we pass.

Our life is to experience love and to share it; to be who we are: expressions of Love.

First, you have to know in your heart that you are loved.

This is difficult because most examples of love in this world are conditional, as in, I’ll love you if you love me.

If you’re lucky, you’ll get an inkling of a greater love from someone.

But many times it seems that we have to crash in some way first, to feel really unlovable, so that a Great Love can swoop in quite unexpectedly.

It could come through another person who has been awakened to the Flow of Love pulsating throughout creation, someone who has experienced Unconditional Love.

Or, it might come in a mystical way that would be hard for you to ever explain.

When you experience Grace, your life changes.

And then you can’t help but to share the same love with others.

If you want to know more about this amazing love, read the words of Jesus in the gospel.

His life is a testament to this unconditional love and Grace.

The same Love and Grace is available every moment.

All you need to do, is take a deep breath.


Listen to the song of the day “How Wonderful to Me” on the Live to Love album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on Amazon Music by clicking HERE.

Purchase my new book “Listen to Your Heart: A Daily Devotional of Calling, Purpose and New Life” on Amazon by clicking HERE.

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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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