It occurred to me that before the fall of mankind , when things were perfect in the Garden of Eden, perhaps animals were intended to be able to converse . After all, when the serpent spoke to Eve, she wasn’t surprised or astounded it could speak. Instead, she listened and considered what it was saying. Perhaps, and hopefully so, animals in eternity will be able to express to us their thoughts and feelings and fill us in on their histories. How awesome that hug would be!
There is so much division and violence and evil in this world. People who used to act intelligent and stable are now acting and speaking like lunatics .
It’s not just politics, altbough that is the most prominent example , but it’s everywhere .
My own thoughts on this……..I now believe that hate is contageous and it spreads like a virus. It’s not even necessary to have any contact with the carriers. Simply reading comments or listening to the news can infect. It seems to numb the brain until all traces of common sense completely disappear . How sad!
I wonder how God feels as He watches the insanity . He loves each and every one of His creation and it must grieve Him intensely .
Do you ever wonder what will happen when He’s had enough???
Linda from Sylvania writes…..
“I get hugs from above every day.
I sometimes feel them in my heart as they say.
I am a sinner undeserving of this.
I am trying to change it and not just dismiss.
Though I know in my heart, and without any doubt,
that while I’m still earthbound
I’ll keep getting hugs and feel safe ‘n’ sound and,
those hugs keep coming from all around
because GOD loves me and he gave His Son
His name is Jesus, and my only way out.”
Got another Hug from Above today
Have gotten way to many to ever repay
Hugs just coming, more each day
That’s all God’s love, and to love
is what He has to say
Linda E…..from Sylvania, OH
Marie from Ann Arbor shared this hug:
After cashing my paycheck I went grocery shopping and loaded the bags into my car. When I got home I realized I had left my purse in the shopping cart in the parking lot. Panicked, I hurried back to the store praying my purse would still be there. It wasn’t . I went into the store hoping one of the employees might have brought it in when collecting carts. I inquired at the desk and , praise God, a customer had turned in my purse and the $450 dollars cash I had in it was still there. I consider that a huge hug from my loving heavenly Father .
Travis from Oregon OH writes…..
“After a battery of medical tests which I feared would show a brain tumor, I am so thankful to God that it was merely a severe inner ear infection. “
“…in whose hands is the soul of every living thing..”
Calista K of Pontiac MI shared:
(Thanks so much for contributing this hug Calista. )
This isn’t actually my hug but I received a personal “hug” after I read about the 10 year old girl who stayed alive 17 hours under many pounds of rubble in the earthquake in Italy. No doubt God was holding her until help came . Just reading that made me feel the warmth of His love . CK
Tina R./Toledo, OH — I had Reilly from the tiniest kitten who needed naps every few minutes to my HUGE “kitty bunny” with the big thumper feet (I tell you, they literally looked like rabbit feet) that still needed naps every few minutes.
He meant so much to me and was so important to me. I took that for granted though. Reilly had health concerns that snuck up on me super fast. His life was cut way to short. He should have had so many more years to live. He’s been gone now for about 7 years and I still think about him all the time. I have other fur babies to hold and love, but for those of you who know and love each and every one of your animals, you know that it is not a replacement. I still miss Reilly, I regret that I didn’t get him help when he needed it, and I have guilt that when he took his final breath I was not right by side.
I choose to believe though that he is in heaven right now with Jesus playing with every cat toy, bell, ring, and ball that he could possible hope for. Jesus is playing with him, and caring for him until the day when I will be able to wrap my arms around him again and feel those huge feet kick up against me……like my bunny.