If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be?
That’s probably one of my least favorite questions on this entire planet.
It’s not really because I don’t know who it would be. I know exactly who I want to sit across from me at a dinner table.
My savior and redeemer, the one who gave everything to give me life. The one person who embodies everything I could ever hope to be.
The problem is that I can’t even fathom all I want to say to Him as he sits across from me.
For someone who has revolutionized my life so much, words seem so small.
I know, though, that the thanksgiving would be abundant. I don’t have enough praise to pass on.
So Jesus, thank you.
Thank you for leading me when I didn’t want to be lead, and for loving me when everyone else thought I was unlovable.
You really had to do none of it. I’m so unconditionally happy that you have. My life is better because you haven’t given up on me.
And you could have, so easily. You could have dropped me the moment I lied to you or drifted away from my faith.
At every turn, you stayed. You stick around through thick and thin. You even stuck around when I tried my hardest to push you away.
I admire those qualities so much. I wish I could be half of what you are one day. I want to have your unconditional forgiveness, love, and dedication.
I want to have your faithful spirit.
When times get hard, it’s so difficult to see everything though your lens. That’s when I mess up. That’s when I’m low and broken and human.
But you never even considered giving up on me.
So I want to do the same for you. I want to pursue you with everything I have because that’s what you have given me.
It would be a disservice not to.
You deserve the world and I can only give you myself, but I will do everything I can.
Because you made my life full. You made it better.
You made everything worth it.
This barely scratches the surface to all the things I’d say to you. I could go on every moment for the rest of my life. The praise would never stop.
You are worth anything and everything.
More than my words can even say.
So thank you for being there and being you.
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