I hope you don't mind me calling you "friends"! I feel like addressing you as "blog readers" is a bit impersonal. Afterall, many of you have been reading this blog since it started in late August 2010 and for that I am grateful! I hope and pray that this blog, "God is Love," serves you as a continual source of support in your life journey and direction to The One who loves you with all of His heart (God).
Tonight, I'd like to share with you a beautiful song and story by Heather Williams. She's a new artist and she has a powerful testimony, as you can see in this video (see above this message). I blessed with the opportunity to see Heather in concert and what she said struck me to the core. Heather has been through unspeakable acts of cruelty during her childhood and has struggled with serious issues as a young adult BUT when she allowed God into her life and let Jesus live in her heart and shine through her life, she realized that her life is more than about all the bad things that happened to her in the past. Heather told the audience at the concert how she could sit there at the piano on stage, telling us about all the horrible things that happened to her growing up. But she chooses not to because her story is about redemption and restoration and she chooses to praise the one God who brought her from the darkness into light.
Heather sings from the depths of her soul. You will love her music and learn from her life story.
My prayer for you (and me) today is that God will give you the power to forgive those who have hurt us and that He will reign in our hearts and shine His love for humanity through our lives. May the Maker of the Heavens and Earth give you peace, a peace the passes all understanding. "And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."-- Philippians 4:7 (New International Version, www.biblegateway.com)
In Jesus name I pray, Amen.
God bless you!