This is steadfast love. This is a love that if we strung all its attributes together it would look like steadfast-unrelenting-unfailing-patient-believing-hoping-enduring-love. This is amazing love! This love comes from God who is transforming us moment by moment and day by day. As we meet today to set our course for the coming year, it is good for us to remember God’s steadfast love toward us, a love which propels us into the community to share that same kind of steadfast love with our neighbors.