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How do I love people I just don’t like?

You just make a choice. But seriously. I think sometimes we try to make somethings cuter than they are. Just choose. I mean, if it’s simply that you don’t like the person, well, c’mon man. There will always be those people we don’t like. That’s life. So instead of bemoaning it or allowing it to…
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Is there anyone I don’t have to love?

Unfortunately for some of us, no. Well, honestly, I guess unfortunately for all of us because we all have those people who have hurt us deeply and we just wish we could be done with them.   We are called to love everyone. However, we are also called to be wise. So what does wise…
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What does “faith expressing itself through love” actually mean?

Once we accept Jesus’ unconditional love for us, we are begin healing. We begin to feel accepted. Worthwhile. Secure. We stop looking to everyone and everything to make us feel okay. We look to Jesus. And this allows us to love and to serve others. We are whole people. We are forgiven. We are free.…
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Why is it so hard for us to extend Jesus’ unconditional love?

Why do we have trouble loving others unconditionally? Two reasons:   We don’t love ourselves. We aren’t receiving love from anyone.   If we don’t love ourselves, we will be unwilling to receive love from others because we believe we are unworthy. Because there is no love going in, we have no love going out.…
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Are Jesus Followers afraid of guilt by association_

Are Jesus Followers afraid of guilt by association?

Yes. Yes. and Yes. A million times yes. YAAAAAAAS. So, that pretty much sums up this blog post. Bye Felicia. Okay I’m back. I guess the question is why? Or how do we make the madness stop? For the love of all things sacred and holy, I don’t know. Except that Jesus Followers have an…
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What Happens when You Treat Love as a Choice and not a Feeling_

What happens when you treat love as a choice and not a feeling?

We get by with choosing who to love by using the excuse of feelings. Dose that person make you mad? Does that person hurt your feelings? Does that person scare you? Does that person annoy you? Do you just not “mesh” with that person? Do you just not get along with that person? The extension…
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Three reasons why actively loving others is as important for you as it is for them

Kinda crazy title for a blog post on love, am I right? Well, sometimes we are just curious. Like, if we know we are going to have to love some tough, annoying, insensitive people, we’d like to think we weren’t just throwing ourselves in front of a bus to be run over. So what’s the…
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Four reasons we should take the Jesus love thing seriously (even if you don’t believe in Jesus).

You may have been reading along with our blogs and you are now at the point where you are thinking (if I may be so bold)… …Okay…you have me somewhat convinced that this whole loving others thing may (I repeat may) be a good idea. But I’m not fully there, yet. What you got for…
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Where Do I Start? Three ways to actively love other people during your busy day.

So we’ve been talking about loving people. That’s great. But if you aren’t an extrovert or a people person, if you are a complete loner and really would rather stay that way, THEN WHAT THE HECK DO YOU DO? Or maybe you are a no-thrills, very simple person and are wondering how elaborate this whole…
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Let’s Get Technical… Who does “neighbor” refer to in “love your neighbor”?

So this question is not the easiest to answer. Why, you ask? Well, we have two very different groups of people who are reading this (And be kind to me. I realize each group has several subcategories, but for the sake of not writing a novel, humor me): Jesus Followers. Not Jesus Followers (again, be…
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