Anger says, “No one respects you.”
Resentment says, “You deserve to judge them.”
Fear says, “You’re powerless, you’ll fail, and you’ll get hurt if you try.”
Despair says, “Your life means nothing.”
Love says, “You are so completely and unceasingly cherished, no one can drain the peace, joy, faith, and hope from your life any more.
Your life is transformed and defined by the love of God, and can never mean anything less. You’re empowered in his love to overcome every negative thought and feeling, and to have a positive influence in every situation. No matter the circumstances or results, everything you do from love will produce more love.
“I love you with an everlasting love. With unfailing loving kindness I’m drawing you closer and closer to me” (Jeremiah 31:3).