What is the most powerful force in the universe?
Not hate, not fear (even though those feel powerful sometimes); not even faith or hope, although those two come close.
Love is the force that created the universe, raised Jesus from the dead, heals our lives, dissolves hate between enemies, calms our hearts of fear and anxiety, and gives us hope and confidence.
It’s the force that we now have inside of us, a well of strength, healing, and power that is able and waiting to do more than we even realize.
I understand this now more than I ever have in my life. If you’ve read my earlier post on legalism, you know that I grew up in a more strict environment of rules and restrictions, and I consequently adopted a mindset and lifestyle of judging and criticizing others rather than simply loving them for who they are.Continue reading