Danica McKellar, known for her role as Winnie Cooper in The Wonder Years, recently shared that her heart overflows with love for the Lord as she embarks on her new journey of faith.
McKellar published a Instagram live video on April 24 where she admitted to having been skeptical of Christianity for much of her life.
“I’m not here to preach, but I have so much love in my heart that I just had to share what I’m going through and share a little about why I believe this has gotten me to this point. point to start this journey,” she said. mentioned.
“In my life, from childhood, I had been sensitized to all the hypocrisy of the different religions of Christianity, used for evil, power and control throughout history, and it had definitely biased me. “
The 47-year-old explained that she sees things differently now and understands that God’s love for us is boundless.
“But those are just people, that doesn’t represent God’s real love for us,” McKellar noted. “And I can tell you that I’m experiencing a relationship with God and Jesus that I’ve never had before, and it’s miraculous.”
Notably, she changed her mind after talking with her friend and fellow actress Candace Cameron Bure.
“And it all started one night when I was struggling with the idea of forgiveness and I DMed my good friend @candacecbure about a bible passage she had read on her instastories and then she sent me a Bible and invited me to church.”
Responding to McKellar’s post, Bure wrote, “God’s love is greater than any human love and when it makes you realize how powerful it is, because it is, it’s undeniable. I pray for you on your journey and your relationship with Jesus, my sweet friend.”
McKellar offered more thoughts during the video while answering questions from subscribers and fans.
She pointed out that her spiritual journey just started two weeks ago, but she is learning so much.
“I went to church and found a lot of incredible love and peace and purpose and it blows my mind. I always had this other preconceived idea of what it was like when people talked about Jesus and of the Lord. I just didn’t quite take it,” she said.
“I feel a lot of joy in my heart and I always like to share that when I can with you guys. If somehow I can help you embrace things that feel good because I believe that we are put on this planet to experience joy and to spread joy, it just takes energy.
While holding his Bible, McKellar pointed out that the scriptures are a likely source for finding this energy.
She concluded the video by reminding everyone that “God’s ever-present love is there for you when you want it, when you’re ready.”
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