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Honest Love


I have been thinking a lot about love and how to show love in these times. I can’t talk about love unless I mention 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy; it does not boast; it is not proud. It does not dishonor others; it is not self-seeking; it is not easily angered; it keeps no records of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.” I know I enjoy reading about what love is, and I have even gotten lost in more than a few hallmark fantasies of love. The reality of love is a bit more challenging. It requires us to think of others; first, it requires vulnerability and sacrifice. Mathew 22: 39 states,” and the second is like it. Love your neighbor as yourself. “imagine loving the neighbor that you strongly dislike. How about living in a world where we can love past each other’s faults. I believe it can happen if we allow The Holy Spirit to lead the way. Remember, when we are born again, we are now new creations, loving God’s way is a part of our unique default setting.


The question that I have been wrestling with is how it so easy to point out all the things that others should