I Asked God

I asked God if He would love me if I was skinny, fat, or had a thigh gap.

He said yes.

I asked God if He would love me if I spoke perfectly or a negative word occasionally snuck out.

He said yes.

I asked God if He would love me if I was emotional and asked Him for help all the time.

He said heck yes.

I asked God if He would love me if I was single, married, divorced, or widowed.

He said yes.

I asked God if He would love me if my kids were straight A students, had a disability, or struggled academically.

He said yes. 

I asked God if He would love me if I won the lottery or received welfare. 

He said yes.

I asked God if He would love me if I screamed His name wondering if he took a vacation during the hard times. 

He said yes. 

I asked God if He would love me if I set the table like Martha Stewart or if I had a hard time getting through the holidays.

He said yes.

I asked God if he would love me if I was in good physical shape or a lazy couch potato.

He said yes.

I asked God if he would love me if I was the CEO of a Fortune-500 company or I was flipping burgers at a fast food chain.

He said yes.

I asked God if he would love me if I was surrounded by a million friends on my Friday nights or if I spent it alone with my girls watching cartoons in bed.

He said yes.

I asked God if He would love me for all the mistakes I’ve made in the past. 

Again, He said yes. 

No matter what season I’m in, I’m thankful for a God who’s love for me will always be yes.