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  1. It is a love beyond all the Lord love. The Father our Lords Love. It reminds me of song. You get it on Youtube it say it all. It is. How deep the father’s love for us. How vast beyond all mesure. Worth listing too. Words so true. God show his Love my sending his son to cross. No greater love could there be for the word. John 3 verse 16 say it too. For God so loved the Word he sent he one and only son. We are Loved by God so much. We are Daughters of the King. Thank you for today’s reading. Dawn Ferguson-Little

  2. Jesus showed us true sacrifice during his time on earth. Sacrifice of his time and talents to help, listen to, heal, and preach to those around him. Sometimes I find the hardest sacrifices, and the ones I resent the most, are the smallest ones. I am ready to read and someone asks me to make popcorn, come see this, make a quick phone call. And yet those are opportunities to love and serve those around me well.

  3. In Courage,

    My big sacrifice came in June 2015. I quit a good paying job to be more available for my aging dad. He was having severe dementia issues & going to hospital a lot. My hubby worked 16 months while I was able to stay home & care for him. We ended up putting him in geriatric psych hospital twice. It was hard, but rewarding. I could not have done it without prayers & a loving husband & supportive family. He died in March 2017. No regrets about doing that. In fact, that time taught me to trust God more readily & grew my faith in Him. Now I have more time to devote to God & His agenda. Since that time I have help my in-laws by cooking, going to hospital with them & praying. My FIL died Monday of Thanksgiving week last year. I am grateful that none of them are alive in this perilous time. Feel for those with loved ones in the hospital. No one can visit. We do our best to make them aware of how their family member is doing.

    God blessed me for that sacrifice by giving me a better part-time job at the hospital. I work ICU Step Down clerical 2-3 days a week. Put in long hours on those days. Love helping my RNs & CNAs do their jobs. They are the back bone of our department & the hospital. They are now sacrificing their time & health to care for the patients.

    Blessings 🙂