Monthly archive for February 2003

An “Overload” on Understanding Love

An “Overload” on Understanding Love

An unexpected blessing that I have received from First Place is becoming aware of the tremendous love God has for me. I don’t think I will ever fully understand it any more than I understand how He made all those stars, but I believe it. When I joined, I did not love myself; therefore, it was very hard to accept love. I hated the way I looked, the way I felt and what I thought. I hated my own body and was mad at God for what he had given me. Recently, I received a testimony from a new friend in First Place that could have been my own words. Kathleen wrote; “In January 2000, I watched from my living room window and I could see Ray and the girls playing football outside. I visualized them better off without me. Crabby, fat, sad and miserable was how I saw myself,

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