I don't know where you are in your life. Whether you've just started college or you just sent your baby to college. I don't know the struggles you go through and the temptations you fight off each day. But God put it on my heart to remind you of how much He loves you.
Jeremiah 1:5 tells us that God knew us before we were born, conceived, or even dreamed about. Even then, God knew us by name and had a plan woven just for us. God hand-created you, just as God created me. We are unique and perfect in God's own image.
God not only made you, but God rejoices over you! God smiles when you smile and laughs when you laugh. God wants nothing more than for you to rest in Love and peace because there is nothing more sweet than that. (Zephaniah 3:17).
God loves the world, so much, including you, that God sent Jesus, the only begotten Son to die in a most excruciating, terrible way for your sins. John 3:16 is one of the most popular quotes from the New Testament because it a testament to God's love for all us, regardless of how intimately we know God.
God chose you and calls you beloved (2 Thessalonians 2:13). The Lord is faithful and will guard you. We can have confidence in our God because of how much God loves us.
God calls you many things throughout the Bible. Beloved, Child of God, Daughter, Son, friend, and saint. God describes you as holy, new, saved, redeemed, beloved, chosen, and above all else, loved. You are so, so loved.
Reach for God's Word today and immerse yourself in God's promises of love and peace today, sister. God's waiting for you and cannot wait to embrace you in prayer, wrapping you in a peace of mind and spirit unlike anything you've ever experienced.
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We do not live in a pro-life country or world. Being pro-life is about so much more than being pro-birth. The actions taken by the nazi, white supremacist demonstrators this past weekend were not acts of pro-life, Christian men and women.
To sit back and not condemn these actions are not the acts of pro-life, Christian men and women. To claim there are many sides to the story is the act of lukewarm believer. Revelations 3:15 warns us, "I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth." Not taking a side here is not an option, but the act of a lukewarm believer, with whom God will have no business with.
But there is also no choice here; there is clearly only one side that can be taken as practicing Catholic. Matthew 7:12 provides us with the Golden Rule of God's laws, "All things therefore whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, even so do ye also unto them: for this is the law and the prophets." But more than that, Jesus taught us that above all, we should " ...Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind." and that "...Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." in Matthew 22:36-39. It's not hard to know right and wrong here. It isn't difficult to call something evil when evil is staring you in the face.
The actions and ideals of the "Unite the Right" movement are evil. Please pray for them, their victims, and our country.