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St. John said, "We love because He first loved us." This means our capacity to love comes directly from God, that it can’t be taken away, that it will never end.
‘I think it would behoove us to get titillated by the possibilities for our capacity, not merely to become knowledgeable, but to become wise.’
Love is that which we naturally reflect of the Divine; what we are designed to express. It is not a placebo.
We should all be willing to improve upon our God-given ability to distinguish between truth and error, and in so doing, to enjoy the benefits.
While we tend to think of Easter as the commemoration of Jesus’ resurrection, there’s someone else whose participation in that event deserves recognition.
Tempting as it may be to grouse about the dishonesty of others, the demand is to focus first on being honest ourselves.
Although I have no scientific evidence to back me up, I’d say a good number of religious people, as engaged and compassionate as they may be, live in a bubble.
Immunity from the ‘politics of hate’ begins with a healthy dose of unconditional love, both for ourselves and others.
Thanks to the Chicago Cubs, I have a much better idea of what it takes for ordinary Joes like me to overcome whatever obstacles seem to be standing in our way.
As important as it is to confront tyranny whenever and wherever it appears, the repression that appears in our own thinking remains an even more insidious enemy.