love. a measly four letter word, yet so difficult to describe. and believe me, I’m not going to be able to in just one entry because even though it’s a small word, it’s got many definitions and even greater significance depending on what aspect of love you’re describing. but for this time, to me: LOVE is sacrifice! my goodness we have the most profound example in Jesus. He gave it all! and yet when we are asked to even give up the slightest part of who we are in the name of love, many of us go kicking and screaming, if we even go at all. that’s not love, that’s just selfish. “Love gives all and must have all in return.” and to that I say Amen!
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13 NIV)