I’ve read I Corinthians chapter 13 dozens of times.
It was one of the Scriptures read at my wedding.
And while I thought I understood what Paul meant when he wrote, “Love never fails” and “the greatest of these is love” I was oh, so wrong.
It took the death of my son for my heart to fully embrace the eternal power of love.
I have lost many things since Dominic ran ahead to heaven: my sense of control, any certainty that tomorrow will necessarily be better than today, the life I thought I would have here on earth, and foolish confidence in my own ability to discern how God works in this world.
But I have gained this: Absolute unshakable rock-solid assurance that LOVE lives forever.
Only love can help a heart hold onto hope when all evidence screams, “Let go!”
Only love can overcome despair when darkness clouds…
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