The Biblical definition of love from 1 Corinthians 13 4-8 and 13 includes that it always hopes - always perseveres - never fails

God’s Love Never Fails – A Loving Goal for The Sandwich Generation!

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I have to tell you, this Sandwich Generation grandmother is SO happy today! It's almost the end of July! I've seen "Christmas in July" blog posts, chatter about Halloween and Harvest items in the stores, have started to shop for cute new pumpkin and autumn leaves clipart, AND my grandchildren's school schedules are starting to show up. I am SO happy because all of that means that AUTUMN – my VERY FAVORITE SEASON, is getting closer. I'm actually hoping that, since summer started early and HOT, maybe, just maybe, AUTUMN will come early too!!! 🙂

Of course, with autumn and school getting closer, so is our Awana Bible Memory verses program for the grand children. Thus it's a good thing we're getting close to the end of our Love Is – 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8 and 13 summer Bible memorization activities for grandparents and their grandchildren! Only a few more weeks to go and this week's is VERY short! 🙂

Love never fails - No matter how bad the Sandwich Generation issues are or how much we have to scrunch

Love never fails.

1 Corinthains 13: 8a

How cute!!! But, while the photo of these scrunched little critters may be adorable, this is definitely one of those inspirational Bible verses that is VERY serious, VERY short and yet, VERY full!

Full of God's love for us that, truly, never fails! Full of the need for us to remember that – no matter how frustrated we may feel, how difficult the Sandwich Generation issues of life may be, or how scrunched we may feel – we need to rest in our Lord and ask HIM to fill US with a love that never fails. Full of the need to set that example for all our beloveds in our lives – especially those sweet little grandkids who are watching us! 🙂  NOT easy, yet SO worthwhile!

For more encouraging Bible verses and lovely photos to encourage and inspire all of us in the never-aging Baby Boomers Generation, caring for elderly parents and granny nanny-ing and pappy-ing grandchildren, be sure to visit Internet Cafe Devotions for Word-Filled Wednesday. Also be sure to check out the sweet stories and examples of love in our families at OneSoBlessed.

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  1. You’re right. It’s a small verse but fully loaded and those kittens are quite adorable. Blessings to you. Your grandchildren are so blessed to have grandparents committed to sowing God’s word into their hearts.

    • Amanda
    • July 28, 2010

    Awwww, I love this picture! Did you take it? When love fails, we know then, that it is not really love. It is a good measuring stick for us to be guided by.

    I loved this WFW, thank you!

    Blessings to you and your family…

  2. Amen, love never fails.

  3. God's Love Never Fails – A Loving Goal for The Sandwich Generation! via – I have to tell …

    • Beth
    • July 28, 2010

    I’m thankful that love never fails in a world when everything else can.

    Bless you!

  4. Amen! So cute!

  5. Hi Amanda, Thank you! I wish I had taken this one. I do take many of the pictures on this site, using my trusty and easy to use digital camera, but this one came from a set I purchased. Good point about your measuring stick. Have a blessed Word-Filled Week! 🙂

  6. Thanks Missie 🙂

  7. Amen! Beth 🙂

  8. Hi Denise, Have a blessed Word-Filled Wednesday. 🙂

  9. Thank you Wanda, those words are truly a blessing to my heart! 🙂

  10. Praise God that His love has never failed……so that we might come to know Him.
    What love enabled Jesus to bear our sin

    • Anonymous
    • July 28, 2010

    amen..God’s love never fails…amen

  11. Beautiful picture and verse.

    • lori
    • July 28, 2010

    Oh my! I LOVE and look forward to autumn…I would seek consecutive autumns if I could! I love your WFW! I love how you’ve done this verse all summer! What a fun way to share the Word with those grands of yours…

    peace,Kaye! Hugs,

  12. YAY, LORI! – ME TOO!!!! I SO love autumn! I’ve got my grandkids hooked on it too! And thank you so much! Wait til Friday – YOU’RE in it! 🙂 🙂 🙂

  13. Amen, Ozjane, AMEN!!! 🙂 Hope and pray you are feeling better!

  14. AMEN!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

  15. Hi From The Heart, Thank you 🙂 🙂 🙂

  16. I just popped over to say “hi” and yes–fall is almost here!!! Sending all best wishes your way…AND I love the pic of these precious kittens!!!

  17. That is just precious, Kaye. I still think you need to write a book. Blessings ~

  18. HI Cathy, Thank you. It’s definitely one of my prayers 🙂

  19. Hi Cindy – HOORAY FOR FALL. Thank you for popping in! 😉

  20. The picture is so beautiful…want me to play straight away with them….
    To know that God’s Love never fails gives such an re-assurance and strenght….

    Thanks for posting
    Btw i linked-up and look forward to the tips etc…


  21. Amen! the photo is so cute…..Thanks for sharing.

  22. Hi Laurencita, Thank you 🙂

  23. Hi Bernice, Thank you 🙂 🙂 🙂

  24. God’s love is a promise that never fails, and He has been faithful to teach me more about how to love through grandchildren. Amen!! I love the kittens, Kay. Brings back memories of childhood!
    Blessings to you!

  25. Hi Laurie, I so agree with you! Isn’t it amazing how much we learn as we are working with those sweet grandkids! 🙂 🙂 🙂

  26. Hi Lisa, Thank you 🙂

    • Lisa
    • July 30, 2010

    Love never fails. Great encouragement and reminder today!

    • Joanne
    • July 31, 2010

    AWESOME LOVE post!

    What a wonderful grandmother you are. Your little ones will NEVER forget memorizing scripture with you. What a beautiful legacy you’re leaving.

    can’t wait to read next week. :O)

  27. Thanks so much Joanne, 🙂

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