The biggest tragedy of your life is that your human mind has no way of comprehending the love God has for you. Take all of your aching desires, all your tender longings, and multiply them by a million, and you’re still not close to the love God has for you. And since we can’t comprehend God’s love, we imagine that God is in a distant place, protecting Himself from all our sinful ways.
The tragedy of thinking that God only loves as we love!
Sometimes we need to stop and say “Thank you for loving me.”
It is such a simple thing to say yet it carries so much weight, whether it is with a spouse while you both read your books or it’s with a friend who has been with you through thick and thin or it is to a family member who has loved you from the start.
Those words, that thought, the action of saying it to them with purpose and truth can mean the world to them. Because after all, they mean enough for you to say “Thank you for loving me.”