Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Love


"The greatest spiritual leaders in history have all preached love for others as the basis for all happiness, and never did they accompany such mandates with a list of unlovable actions or deeds. They never said, love everybody except for the gays. Love everybody except for the homeless. Love everybody except for the drug users. Love everybody except for the gang members, or those covered in ink, or the spouse abusers. They didn’t tell us it was okay to love everybody with the exception of the “trailer trash,” those living in poverty, or the illegal immigrants. They didn’t tell us it was okay to love everybody except for our ex-lovers, our lovers’ ex lovers, or our ex-lovers’ lovers. The mandate was pretty.. clear, wasn’t it? Love others. Period." 
- Dan Pearce, "I'm Christian, Unless You're Gay"
Today I read an article, a great article that I think everyone should read.
It's controversial, it's probably sparked some debate, it's straight forward.
I loved it.
As most of you know, I am Christian and I believe that my religion is what has made me who I am today and my religion is a huge part of what makes me strive to be a better person each day.
But this article isn't about religion.
"It’s about something else altogether. Something greater. Something simpler.
It’s about love.
It’s about kindness.
It’s about friendship"
-via
 Please go here and read it. You will be glad you did.

Update: Someone told me they couldn't click on the link.  Here's the whole URL if that's the case for you: http://www.danoah.com/2011/11/im-christian-unless-youre-gay.html



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