We are spiritual children of God the Father.

We are spiritual children of God the Father. We preach it. We sing it. But do we really understand it? Sometimes it?s easy to tell others they are loved, but not so easy to believe it of ourselves ? not because we don?t think God loves His children, but because we may feel undeserving of His love. The adversary loves to remind us who we are not. Not pretty. Not smart. Not strong. But God would not have sacrificed His Son to save us if we aren?t worth saving.
— Toni Sorenson, Women of Christ: Of Infinite Worth

We cultivate love when we allow our most

We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection.

Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them ? we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.

Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.
— Bren? Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection

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