Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Family Values?

It occurred to me that what was at the heart of family values was love.
What do families have that others do not?  Love.

You will find that in family love will override condemnation, judgment, or disapproval, even apathy and indifference (neglect).

God is a father and all are His family.
The family of humanity.

The objective is not to treat our family like we treat everyone else.
The objective is to treat everyone like family, i.e. with love.

So there is no difference between what progressives and conservatives are saying.
The things of God are the things of love and family is one of those things.

Even tough love is love.

So the heart of progressive and conservative religion is the same: Love!

(N.B. Homosexuality = love between two people of the same sex.)

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