Missy and I have been blessed with many friends through the years and my wife just experienced love yesterday from a very authentic friend in blogger world. Some amazing person out there sent my wife a copy of the book "One Thousand Gifts". What a blessing! It reminds me of the devotion my children and I did last night on love.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 says: Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
This gift of love was done unprovoked, and by an unidentified giver.
Clearly not parading itself.
Whoever you are, I commend you for being Christ-like. No, not because of the gift itself; because of the love you showed to my wife through the act of selflessly giving to bless her.

In an age where enemies abound, disguised as love-givers. Ones that un-authentically show unauthentic love and completely show their  "love" to match up with the above verse; except removing all the not's when they are listed, and adding them when they are "not";
It is refreshing when someone comes along and shows their love is truly genuine.

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