Jesus said to his disciples, ‘I tell you, my friends … Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten in God’s sight. But even the hairs of your head are all counted. Do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.’ (Luke 12:4a, 6-7)
To be known is like the sun shining on the ground bringing light and life to things that need to grow.
To be known is like the waves crashing against the shoreline taking away imperfections and bringing in treasures.
To be known is the sound of children laughing as they are tickled or run free through the fields.
To be known is the feeling of joy when you think of the one you love coming home after a long day.
To be known is fire raging through the forest destroying all in its path or the one that gives you warmth on a cold day.
To be known is saying goodbye to someone who changed your world but left it way too soon.
To be known is the feeling music brings when you’re starting to lose hope inside.
To be known is the feeling when someone gives you a hug and you just know everything is going to be alright.
To be known is the late night text of a friend staying awake long enough to check that you’re ok.
To be known is walking out of a room and someone caring enough to follow you.
To be known is having someone sit there in silence for hours on end because they know you can’t be alone.
To be known is being able to be who you are no matter what and people are still there by your side.
To be known is the greatest feeling on earth. To be heard, to be loved and to be free.