In caring for older people, the carers' are encouraged to touch them on the shoulder, the hand, the arm. The caress, whether we are old or young, is so vital in making a person feel wanted, needed, loved, and esteemed of worth. Older people become isolated for many reasons and are not touched.
A woman after her husband had passed away, confided that the most significant thing she missed was the touch of her husband.
Jesus touched many people and healed them. Nothing has changed, Jesus still affects people, and they are repaired, restored, in spirit and body. Jesus desires contact with us more than we want his touch. Jesus touch still heals today.
When God touches us, we recognize how empty we are and how deeply we yearn for a touch that is more than a brief meeting.
Jesus death was a means to open the door for God to win us, to touch us, heal us, give us n abundance of life. There is so much fulness, completeness in the touch of God. When we reach out and touch God’s heart, we are overwhelmed by a love so unfathomable we can only surrender ourselves and live for his touch.
Thought for the Day: I feel the healing hands of God, touch my heart and kiss my soul.’ Harley King.