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Today I'm very happy to have a guest blogger, my wife. This is a word that God dropped into her heart last Sunday. I believe it will encourage, comfort, and even inspire you. Here is what God spoke to her heart:

I recieved a vision of a flower, and of God's love pouring out like rain. And all that we need to do is to face the rain; to let it soak into the dry places - the places that need moisture and nutrients. All we need to do face into the sun and into the rain.

The flower cannot cause itself to grow or bloom. It doesn't choose where it is planted, it doesn't choose the seasons, when it rains or what is around it. It simply does what it was made to do: grow without worry or work.

We are like the flower, except that at times we try to "help" the process along. Sometimes we think we need the sun when there hasn't been any sun. So we create a "sun lamp". Sometimes we think we need rain when there hasn't been any rain. So we look to other…
 His Name Is Love
When you think of the characteristics of Love, what are some of the things you think of? What words come to mind? What situations flood your your thoughts as you think of the times you've seen love on display? 

A few days ago I found myself thinking about Love; what it acts like, what it does, how it is recognized. Here are some of the attributes that came to mind. You might agree with some of them:

Love searches for and pursues even when it is being ignored.
Love lays down its life for someone else. With love, others come first.
Love teaches and instructs; patiently.
Love will go the distance, no matter how inconvenient or difficult.
Love forgives.
Love shows compassion without compromise; shows mercy without forsaking justice.

Nothing is more able than Love. Its power can break through any situation, crash through space and time. Nothing can stop real love.

Now replace the idea of love being a concept, a thing, with the thought of love being a person. Who comes to your m…