Andrea Ursel

Holy

The truest form of love is reverent, cherishing life as it is eternally defined; precious, sacred, abundant, worthy to defend and, yet, already victorious. Reverent love defers to life, seeking, guarding, preserving, reflecting and blamelessly broadcasting it to every mountain and hollow. Reverence for life requires a deep humility that sees and fearlessly affirms our human degradation. […]

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Perfect

The truest form of love is perfect. Perhaps one of the most misunderstood words in this part of the world, perfection is used to define everything from the latest gadget to the most effective household cleaner. As a country, we spend big to get what we’re told will increase our esteem, eliminate our weaknesses and maximize […]

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Full

The truest form of love is intimate. Unfortunately, intimacy is often regarded as unnecessary, weak or sordid. Often, we long to love intimately but can’t muster it up in ourselves or the ones we love because it is not a matter of making intimacy but of being filled to the brim with Someone so that […]

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Purpose

The truest form of love has a special purpose, spoken in a certain language. I once read a book that suggested we each have a unique method, a preference or natural inclination, for giving and receiving love. Our closest relationships bear the best fruit when we identify and share our particular “love language” with one another. […]

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Free

The truest form of love is fearless, not because its heart has been heavily fortified with arms and able-bodied defenders but, rather, it is so full of the One who crafts its beat. Should we choose to keep what the world says is deservedly ours, we must maintain it. Soon, we begin to fear losing it. We […]

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