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The Warmth of God's Mercy

May 26, 2021
A boy running through grass with arms outstretched and a pinwheel in his hand. Zurijeta for CanvaPro.

It is God’s love that is still holding me by the shoulder as, spoonful by spoonful, I consume the warmth of his mercy into my physical and spiritual being. And when I am fully restored and well, it will be with love and great delight that he touches my hand and calls me to serve again.

We are not called to live a life of servitude to a demanding Father. We are his children whom he wants to heal and feed, then lift into service as evidence of his great love and delight in us. Let us not confuse the two any longer but open our eyes and be fed so that we might serve him from the fullness of our hearts and our confidence in his love.

— from When We Were Eve: Uncovering the Woman God Created You to Be 
by Colleen Mitchell

When We Were Eve

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