To love someone unconditionally is something that changes your life. I am not referring to a child or a family member. To love unconditionally is to love without expecting anything in return and can be a challenge as a human being. When we love we expect to be loved back.
While on an outreach yesterday, I had the privilege to experience unconditional love. I was able to witness God’s furious, passionate love by reaching out to others. Others who may have never experienced someone saying, ‘I love you’ or say that they are beautiful without expecting anything in return. That is just like God though, He loves us no matter what, knowing full well that many will not love Him in return. Jesus died on the cross for us knowing full well that many would not believe in His existence, let alone believe that He died because of a furious love. It was an amazing opportunity to be a part of God’s unconditional, passionate love for people who do not even know Him. To give them love and gifts without expecting anything in return was a perfect way to experience what it is like to love without limits, without restrictions, without hope of anything in return…true unconditional love.
Remember, Christ loves unconditionally…you and those who do not know Him.
We as human beings cannot love perfectly, but we can know and experience a perfect love, an unfailing and never ending love. We can also, despite our imperfections, do a simple act of unconditional love (without expectations) for someone and watch the world change one heart at a time. I know my heart is full, and I wasn’t even the recipient in this case.
**For those whom I may have offended by using God’s love and furious in the same sentence: according to dictionary.com furious also means unrestrained energy….
God is unrestrained love.