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I Accept and Love Others As Jesus

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    I Accept the Person, Not the Action

    I think there is a fine line between accepting people FOR their faults and actually accepting the fault itself.  I feel like Christianity has been through two opposite extremes in the last century. Back in the days of my parents and grandparents, Christianity was much more...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M Jun 27, 2008

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    "My King, I, your humble servant, lift you up in praise here. Lord, thank you for my many blessings, my friends, family, food, home, and many luxuries. But I am also reminded at...
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    They lie all the time. They say i am unable to love others until I love myself. Tell me, if that were true, why does the sadness of others hurt me?
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    I'm a sociopath....and it's hard for me to love others , I don't understand when they cry or why there sad or what I did that hurt them but they all seem to run away....I don't...
    TimelordArceus TimelordArceus 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    It is easier to love than to be loved. Accept love: it will not wait at your doorstep forever.
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    One always has to know when a stage comes to an end. If we insist on staying longer than the necessary time, we lose the happiness and the meaning of the other stages we have to go...
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