Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
We can only learn to love by loving.
Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)
To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage.
Madonna (1958 - )
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good. Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another; not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer; distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion. Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men. Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. Therefore
"If your enemy is hungry, feed him;
If he is thirsty, give him a drink;
For in so doing you will heap coals of fire on his head."
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Well, you're probably wondering why I chose to post four quotes today!
I feel that they all portray what I was looking for. God's word shared above states to simply love without condition.
We find that hard to do with all the wrong people do out there thinking they don't deserve love.
Quite honestly that's most likely what made them the way they are. People who chose to not love them.
Love them anyway! Love them through it!
I remember seeing one of those silly email chain letters once that listed all these things in it and to just love people anyway.
Love is a mighty powerful thing. Don't get in its way!
What are you doing with love?
Please feel free to post comments. That's what they are there for.
Prayer: Dear Lord Jesus, Father God, I ask for your help in loving people anyway. I thank You for your unconditional love. Please show me the way Lord Jesus! I ask thanks in Jesus Name gratefully, Amen.