by juste buzas
“Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness—trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no, never].” (Psalm 91:14)(AMP)
One night when I was in Chicago for a conference, I found myself alone in my hotel room after a long day of meetings. I was tired, weary. I stood at my window and stared down at the busy and bustling streets of the city. As I watched the people hurry through the snow, I longed for my children and my husband. I yearned to hold them, to be held. I missed my husband’s sheltering embrace. I craved the sloppy, bowl-me-over kisses of my children. I longed for love.
Suddenly, I was aware of the silence of the room. In the quiet of my solitude, I felt the longing of God’s heart toward me. I could actually feel the yearning of God’s heart toward mine. He was calling me into His arms, and, like a child, I stepped toward Him and was held close in His eternal embrace. Read the rest of this entry »