I was ugly and dirty and covered in sin, and He welcomed me.
I was prickly and prideful. I was selfish and sour. Yet, He welcomed me with open arms.
I had nothing to offer. I came empty handed.
My life was upside-down, and my heart was hard.
I didn’t deserve His attention. But, He pursued me with kindness and love.
He invited me in and enveloped me in compassionate grace.
Now, He calls on me to extend His love to others.
He wants me to love the grime covered and sinful.
He asks me to reach out to the arrogant and the difficult.
I am not to demand. I am only to give it all away.
My life is a welcome mat that points to safe refuge, a soft place to land where Light dispels the darkness.
Open heart. Open hands.
Welcome one and all.
Something to think about…
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