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Metta Monday: Agape Love

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Agape love is the power to love the unlovable.

It is the power to love people we do not like. Jesus commands us to love our enemies in order to be like God. We are not told to love in order to win our enemies or to get results, but that we may be children of God, who sends the rain on the just and the unjust, who looks after both the good and the evil. The predominant characteristic of this agape love is that, no matter what a person is like, God seeks nothing but his or her highest good.

-N. Gordon Cosby

From The Inward/Outward project

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This entry was posted on February 11, 2013 by in Jesus, Metta Monday.
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