Bits of Sweetness: An incredible kind of love

An incredible kind of love

Take a few minutes to watch this. It is powerful. And so good. (You will probably want a kleenex or two :) ) It is one of those things that challenges you in a very good way to love even more than you thought you could.


And, I might as well post this one too because it is also an incredible expression of love. 


I don't know about you, but it's hard for me to see things like that. I know it's human nature to not want to hurt. I think in a way hurting can help us though. It can help us feel compassion for those who go through things like this and for those who are physically different. Instead of hating all the pain, we can be compelled to do something; to make a difference. Life isn't fair at all with the things that we get handed sometimes. It hurts. You wonder why. I don't know why things happen, but I know I would be a much more shallow, selfish person if I never had to experience pain in life, or see what others go through.  I'm not thankful for the pain itself but for the opportunity that is borne from it to grow in the love I have towards others. Both of these videos are a challenge to me. It's really easy to say with the first video, that I would just have ended a relationship with someone who ended up completely different after an accident. Or with the 2nd one to not decide to keep one with such horrific abnormalities. That's where I have to stop and challenge myself. So many are quick to limit the quality of life of those who have suffered an accident or who have something like Down Syndrome or other physical differences. Sometimes their lives are very very challenging. (And even moreso for those who care for them.) But there's another side that does not get enough attention. The side that, often, those who are physically different have an incredibly beautiful outlook on life. They love more than we do. They accept more than we do. They appreciate the simpler things in life that we take for granted. And then the lives of those who care for them and are in their lives. Yes, there is definitely the challenging, tough, want to just give up side. But then there is the flip side of th coin. The side where you learn to love at a depth you never before knew. The side where you realize how beautiful all those little things are, and that you can accept and love someone who the world deems "different" and maybe "not worthy of life."

That, my friends, is true love. It is, after all, an exact picture of the purest love ever, in Jesus choosing us. 
I don't say it to guilt trip or to make you feel bad. Nope. Just saying that if you were the only one left on earth, He would have picked you. The love in these videos is a great picture of that. 

4 comments :

  1. Yeah she is! There have been more than a million likes on her video on Godvine. On YouTube there are 10 dislikes. I pray for those 10.

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  2. Yeah she is! There have been more than a million likes on her video on Godvine. On YouTube there are 10 dislikes. I pray for those 10.

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  3. Lacey the girl with the blind baby lives about 15 minutef from me.Just found that out yesterday.She is everywhere.What an inspiration !! My baby,Brooklyn Shaye was born with a cleft Palate.I wasn't even aware that there was the type of cleft that Christian has :( Great post !!

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  4. Lacey the girl with the blind baby lives about 15 minutef from me.Just found that out yesterday.She is everywhere.What an inspiration !! My baby,Brooklyn Shaye was born with a cleft Palate.I wasn't even aware that there was the type of cleft that Christian has :( Great post !!

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