Thought I'd pop on to share the absolutely amazing experience I had with my main man Jesus this Valentine's day❤
So a friend and I decided that we'd celebrate Valentine's day by going to the Berliner Dom coz neither of us had been before. And wow what a breathtakingly beautiful Baroque cathedral it is!
After walking around and taking a few photos, I sat in front of the altar and I began to feel Jesus' presence so strongly. In that moment, while staring at the crucifix, it hit me SO HARD how real and perfect His love is for everyone single one of us. Even those of us who don't know or acknowledge Him in our everyday lives. He loved us so much that he suffered and died for us, nailed to a cross 😭😭 At that moment I heard a voice whisper into my heart, "Thank you for coming." My eyes teared up immediately and I struggled to compose myself. I was glued to that spot for almost an hour.
I am so so glad that we decided to spend Valentine's day at church and honestly after that powerful experience I don't know if I could ever celebrate Valentine's day in solely a secular way again, regardless of my relationship status. (This is not at all a critique of anyone who does so!❤❤ Just musing to myself because of what I experienced). Spending it with Jesus restored my spirit and healed my heart from all the hurts it has suffered from living in this world. The story of our Messiah and how He sacrificed Himself for us is the most perfect love story.
Thank you Jesus for loving us at our darkest. I will never forget Your sacrifice on the cross.
//As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.//
//but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.//
//I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.//
1 John 4:11-12
//Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.// - 3 hours ago