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Is your heart an open cup or half closed and already full? Is it a cup of bitterness? Suspicion? Self-absorption?
God loves us more than we can imagine. He wants us to know him intimately. He wants to express his love for us by giving us more and more of himself—all that we can hold – until his love overflows. What is our response?
First we must trust him. Believe that he loves us. Love him back.
How do we love him back? We tend to think of expressing our love by what we do to serve him. That’s important to us and to God’s people who need us. But is it the best first response? Instead of getting busy doing something, wait a minute. Consider that our first response rightly is to praise our creator!
In 1 Peter 2:9 we read that we were chosen by God as his personal possession to sing his praises:
(Read the 7 ways you can praise God in CatholicMom.com)