My favorite season is fall and the weather this weekend was THE perfect fall weather. Leaves are starting to change colors and you began to see the beauty in everyday life. Last night in church I was intrigued by the speaker referencing how we should blush and how our hearts should skip a beat when we hear God's name. And last night as I was reading Captivating, I came across a couple paragraphs that really inspired me. John and Stasi are describing how God is our romancer, he wants an intimate relationship with us.
"God has written the Romance not only in our hearts but all over the world around us. What we need is for him to open up our eyes, to open up our ears that we might recognize his voice calling for us, see his hand wooing us in the beauty that quickens our heart. " pg 115
"You've probably heard that there is in every human heart a place that God alone can fill. But what the old poet was saying was that there is also in God's Heart a place that you alone can fill. -It follows that there is also a chamber in God himself, into which no one can enter but the one, the individual-You. You are meant ti fill a place in the heart of God no one and nothing else can fill. He longs for you. You are the one that over whelms his heart with just "one glance of your eyes" (Song 4:9b). You are the one he sings over with delight...You are the one who takes his breath away by your beautiful heart that, against all odds, hopes in him. Let that be true for a moment. Let it be true of you" pgs 120-121
Be a passionate believer and follow and listen to God no matter what. Love unconditionally.