I’m a natural born conflict avoider. In my ideal world, everyone gets along while singing kumbaya. But love isn’t always fluffy. It isn’t always a bouquet of daisies. It sometimes has to make tough choices and get a little messy.
They don’t tell you that in the Cinderella movie.
Open rebuke is better than love carefully concealed. Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. Proverbs 27:5-6
Today I’m spending some time at the Do Not Depart blog talking about one way I maintain a spirit of gentleness when love breaks out of my happy box — like when I have to address the sin of someone I love. Click here to read more.
Fill me, Lord…
Have you seen love get messy?
How have you handled it when love isn’t fluffy?