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Agape – Christ-like love - is not too easy to live, especially today in these difficult times when polarity of opinions reigns supreme! Siblings against siblings; long-time friends turning against their long-time friends. A sign of the times? End times coming? It’s not hard to imagine this when the hearts of those whom we suppose should love us most are hardening against us simply for the fact we do not think the same! Agape loves those who oppose us. Agape loves those we find undeserving of our love. But none in God’s eyes are undeserving of His Agape love. We cannot hate those we find imperfect when we ourselves can never perfect be! True charity and compassion are needed more than ever now in these trying times. Only when we love by having respect for every nation, race, and tongue can we ever find peace in this world. And only when we forgive others do we show ourselves worthy of our Lord’s own forgiveness of US. Agape love is difficult! Practice kindness every day, and it will become easier and easier to live it! For the sake of our future generations; for the sake of our entire global community, we must learn to practice Agape. April 28, 2021

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Date: 4/30/2021 10:50:00 PM
"True charity and compassion are needed more than ever now in these trying times." I think we should put this on every billboard in America.
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Date: 4/29/2021 9:48:00 AM
Could not have said it any better than you have Andrea and will go into a fav or mine. love phyl
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Date: 4/28/2021 10:46:00 PM
Superbly penned, as always, Andrea! As long as ego is manifest, agape love is merely a concept, in my view.
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Date: 4/28/2021 7:59:00 PM
Excellente, Andrea. So well-explained. And you are absolutely correct that it is difficult. In fact, I'd say virtually impossible as humans. But we can give it our best. We can "practice...."
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Date: 4/28/2021 6:16:00 PM
This is beautiful reminder that in earth's garden, perennial persons uphold the beauty of agape love.
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Date: 4/28/2021 2:11:00 PM
I like the sentiments you express throughout this poem, Andrea. Your message of compassion resonates. Much inspiration in this powerful message you deliver.
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Date: 4/28/2021 2:09:00 PM
So insightful, Andrea! A top winner for the contest for sure! Hope all goes well with you - Bob
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 5/5/2021 11:55:00 PM
I don't know we had to use given words. Good grief!!