When I learned the truth about who and what God is and that in order to live with Him in Heaven, I must pray for His Divine Love, then I began praying every night. It wasn’t too long before I felt a jolt come into the area of my heart and, frankly, it startled me.
“What is this?” I asked myself. “Is it God’s Divine Love?”
Indeed, it was and for many years thereafter, His wonderful love warms my heart and soul each and every time I receive it. But I was not so very close to Him in the sense that I considered Him to be my Father. I just knew He was far off in His Heavens and He was with me whenever I prayed to Him for whatever I thought I needed at the time.
A few years ago, though, when I was going through this bout of sadness that wouldn’t leave me, I decided that when I prayed to God, I would send to Him all the love that was in my heart and soul. This was a new effort on my part and not really expecting anything in return, well, was I ever in for a delightful surprise. Not only was my sadness lifted, but God returned to me immediately His wonderful Love with an intensity I will....
Amber Waves by Doug Wilson