Sometimes love loses . . .

Love wins has become a popular slogan. However, love doesn’t always win. Sometimes love loses.

  • Love loses when bullying becomes a political strategy.
  • Love loses when a child in the womb is viewed as an object to be killed and disposed of.
  • Love loses when entertainment promotes violence, vulgarity, and disrespect.
  • Love loses when a wall is seen as a cure-all.
  • Love loses when when people disrespect others and call them names on social media.
  • Love loses when honest disagreement is called hatred.
  • Love loses when life becomes about personal pleasure and self-gratification.
  • Love loses when an assault rife is seen as an important weapon in the arsenal of self-defense.
  • Love loses when people are singled out for mistreatment because of their race, their religion, their nationality, or their opinions.
  • Love loses when people are rude to one another.
  • Love loses when people respond to perceived rudeness with various forms of aggression such as road rage.
  • Love loses when we take offense.
  • Love loses when we lie.
  • Love loses when we brag and act in pride.
  • Love loses when we succumb to compassion fatigue.
  • Love loses when we expect government to take care of us.
  • Love loses when we do what we feel rather than what’s morally right.
  • Love loses when laws command people to violate their conscience under threat of punishment.
  • Love loses when sex is seen as a casual activity.
  • Love loses when we let mass murders and other violence make us numb.
  • Love loses when we are unkind to those who disagree with us.
  • Love loses when political correctness stops open and honest communication.
  • Love loses when  when fear prevails.
  • Love loses when the horror of war is celebrated and glorified.
  • Love loses when we steal or cheat.
  • Love loses when we ignore the poor.

When else does love lose?

 

 

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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One Response to Sometimes love loses . . .

  1. barbarakay1 says:

    Love also loses when we presume to know what motivates another.

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