At our wedding dance, I asked the DJ to dedicate the song “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” to my mom. I love this picture from the wedding; every time I look at it, I’m reminded how very, very much I am loved. A mother’s love is an incredible, powerful thing (as you moms out there realize!). I often imagine God’s love for us as something similar, like being cradled gently in my mom’s arms, enveloped by a love so deep and enduring that it’s beyond comprehension, a love that is pure gift.
Just like my mom’s love has always been pure gift.