Saying “I love you”

Featured Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Aleteia.org

We love because He first loved us. – 1 John 4:19

My then 4-year-old came stumbling into my room that morning as I was swinging my legs over the edge of my bed, raising myself to a seated position. My husband and I both said hello to him but this still-groggy boy couldn’t say a word. He came right over to me, planted his head on my lap and wrapped his arms around my legs and hugged them fiercely.“Thanks for that hug!” I tell my boy.

Now wide awake he looked up at me with the widest smile and announced warmly: “I love you, too!”

He’d often… (Continue reading here)