5 Valentine Promises From God: One


I have called you by name and you are mine.  Isaiah 43:1

Listening to that voice with great inner attentiveness, I hear at my center words that say: “I have called you by name, from the very beginning.  You are mine and I am yours.  You are my Beloved, on you my favor rests.  I have molded you in the depths of the earth and knitted you together in your mother’s womb. I have carved you in the palms of my hands and hidden you in the shadow of my embrace.  I look at you with infinite tenderness and care for you with a care more intimate than that of a mother for her child.  I have counted every hair on your head and guided you at every step.”

Henry Nouwen

5 Comments on 5 Valentine Promises From God: One

  1. sustainabilitea
    February 5, 2014 at 8:11 am (7 years ago)

    Such a wonderful reminder of God’s love for each of us!


  2. IsabellaStines
    February 5, 2014 at 9:29 am (7 years ago)

    Beautiful. Just beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

    • Writing Sisters
      February 5, 2014 at 9:33 am (7 years ago)

      Thanks, Isabella – your comment is an encouragement

  3. Lynna Clark
    February 5, 2014 at 9:55 am (7 years ago)

    What a precious promise. Just what I needed this morning!

  4. GodGirl
    February 5, 2014 at 3:38 pm (7 years ago)

    Beautiful words!


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