Hate breaks the boundaries of the ordinary. It empowers us to do the impossible.
And love breaks the boundaries of the ordinary. It empowers us to do the impossible. Love will help us to see ourselves in the mirrors of our beloved’s eyes. Love will give us superhuman strength and stamina. Love will get us up early to do good for our beloved and keep us up late at night thinking of how to please them. Love will make us heal and build. We will beautify our whole world to make it fit for our love. We will do everything and sacrifice anything for love.
The imperative to “Love your neighbor as yourself” or "to want for others what you want for yourself" is God's boldest dare to humanity, the challenge to break the boundaries of our own hearts. If we don't, the world is terrifying. And if we do? Love won't solve the big problems. It won't stop poverty, oppression, or violence against the innocents of this world this instant. In the end maybe opened hearts, and minds and ears will. It is just a start. An experiment. A direction. A dim flicker of light in a world that seems pitch black. I am going to try to take the dare and see what happens. I hope maybe you will too.