I never share my deep encounters with Jesus. I enjoy keeping them personal. They are between me and my Lord.
I’m sharing this in hope that someone would get a glimpse into Gods heart. Months ago, after a very painful incident in my life, I threw myself onto my bed one Saturday afternoon while I was alone. I speak to Jesus about EVERYTHING, but this day, I decided to not even speak about the pain that I was feeling. The disappointment was hurtful. I then decided to read my Bible, hoping to shift my focus off from what I was feeling. I’d usually be in chats with the Lord and then get into my Bible. This day, I ignored Him. Not willing, I just did not have the energy to speak. While reading my Bible, I fell asleep (I’m sure some of you can relate). While sleeping, I went into a dream and in the dream, I was sleeping. While sleeping in my dream, my door had opened and I felt the presence of my dad walk into my room. Usually when my dad does pull such surprises on me, I would make as if I’m sleeping and I’d give him a fright. I purposed to do that when I felt him walk into my room. He then came right up to my bedside and kissed me on my forehead. I woke up and screamed, WAAAH!! Hoping to give him a fright, but to my surprise, when I had opened my eyes…
MY DAD WAS NOT IN MY ROOM AND THERE WAS NO ONE BY MY BEDSIDE!
I went around the house looking for my dad to ask him if he had just kissed me on my forehead while I was asleep, but he wasn’t home. I could still FEEL the kiss linger on my forehead. IT WAS REAL. I then went back into my room to read my Bible, and heard a still small voice say, “I kissed you”. I knew that voice. It was MY LORD.
I then asked, why’d you kiss me Lord?… “Because I care about you Nina and I cover you”. These words were exactly what I needed to hear in that moment of despair. That someone cared about what I was experiencing. My pain was real, but His voice was REAL too and His kiss was healing to me. I want every young girl to understand the care of Jesus. He cares about your pain. He cares about every aspect of WHO WE ARE.
Maybe you have never seen God as such a kind of God that would actually kiss you? Jesus spoke about the prodigal son, how the father ran and kissed him? Was Jesus perhaps trying to show us a glimpse into the heart of God?
God left His throne to die for you and because of the high price He paid on the cross, you would never have to doubt His care for you. Jesus came to tell the world that GOD CARES ABOUT YOU. You can run into His arms and there will never be any rejection but a kiss because He loves you. God is FULL of kisses.
Throw yourself into His care
But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him. – Luke 15:20
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. – 1 Peter 5:6-7
Blessings In Christ,
Nina Adelaide Hearne