K – Kisses from God {26 Surprising Ways to Encounter God, A-Z}

“A kiss is the heart’s autograph.”
– James Lendall Basford

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K—Kisses

Who do you allow your lips to touch?

We’re quite picky about this. As we should be. Kisses are personal.

Physically, lips are some of the most sensitive areas on our bodies. Our brains work hard to interpret the messages it receives from the touch receptors in our lips.

But emotionally, our lips are also highly sensitive areas. Working up to a first kiss or kissing a newborn baby or kissing a spouse goodbye at the airport are highly emotionally charged moments.

How, then, can we use kissing as a way to encounter God?

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Have you been kissed today? Is there someone today who wants your kiss?

Whether it’s a partner or child or friend, consciously be aware that who you kiss is another person made in the image of God. And that your kiss is a way to connect the God-in-you to the God-in-them.

Our lips weren’t made only for talking and eating. But also for loving. It doesn’t have to be a passionate, Hollywood-worthy kiss, but give away a kiss today to communicate, “I love you” to someone special in your life.

As you do so, thank God for the opportunity to get face to face with another of his beloved creations. And thus, face to face with him.

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Who is the last person you kissed? Please share in the comments.

Coming up tomorrow:

  • L – Loneliness
    Where is God taking you with loneliness?

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8 thoughts on “K – Kisses from God {26 Surprising Ways to Encounter God, A-Z}

    1. blankLisaNotes Post author

      Yes, we are privileged to share our lives with another image-bearer–love how you phrase that, Michele. Looking forward to my image-bearer getting home from work today so I can share with him. 🙂

  1. blankKaren

    I clicked on your blog expecting a post about getting “kisses from God” ie those moments where he unexpectedly shows us his love in a way tailored perfectly for us. But I like what I found here too! It’s a great reminder that all of us are image-bearers of God and when we kiss others, we in a small way encounter Him. we can also turn that around and know that whenever we receive a kiss, we are in a small way receiving a kiss from Him too. thanks!

    1. blankLisaNotes Post author

      I’m sure you made your husband a happy man, June. One of the first things I noticed about Jeff from our first dates onward was that he really liked to kiss. ha. That hasn’t changed. I’m grateful. 🙂

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