“LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR AS YOU LOVE YOURSELF “
Often quoted but I wonder if fully understood. It’s lies in simplicity yet can be a difficulty for some. 224 more words
I’ve been thinking how best to respond to the ruling of the Supreme Court on gay marriage and the responses I’ve seen to that decision. The whole controversy just seems to miss the entire point in my opinion. 2,518 more words
The old expression, “familiarity breeds contempt;” is perhaps never better of use when it comes to the subject of love.
Perhaps the reason why being familiar with love becomes makes it harder to understand regarding Biblical love, is because this is an everyday part of our lives, rather it is parental love, spousal love, the love of children and grandchildren, love of friends, love of country, love of possessions or professions, love of animals or relationships; love becomes difficult to deal with, Biblically speaking because of all these different applications and therefore different types of love are treated as synonymous when they are not. 7,085 more words
//Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose. 1,446 more words
We went out for a walk during Valentine’s Day. While taking a rest on a bench in a park filled with flowers, a reporter came to us and asked, “What is love?” She stared at my bouquet of red roses wrapped in loose burlap (at this time, it is quite expensive since it is Valentine’s Day). 324 more words