When we recognize we are nothing apart from Him we understand that in Him we are everything.
Not until all is lost are we able to find ourselves in Him.
Not until darkness totally prevails do we embrace the Hope that is Light personified.
Only when sin strips us naked are we able to wrap ourselves in His robes of righteousness.
Only when the sting of death pulsates through our mortal bodies are we finally able to be reborn into everlasting life.
Then and only then are we vessels meet for His service.
Then and only then do we fully appreciate the total sacrifice of the Crucified Christ.
He becomes the air we breathe.
He becomes the beat of our hearts.
He becomes the first conscious thought every morning and the last prayer on our lips as we slip into sleep.
He was...He is...He will always be our everything.