How to love the unlovely


I wrote this a few weeks ago, but never published it. Since we’ve returned to Virginia to be with our grandsons and their parents, we have been too busy to write any travel blogs. But thought I’d share a bit more of my heart in the matter of marriages as we witness another marriage in crisis. How we pray others are spared the heartache we went through by a few simple steps we wish we had tried….

Real life....

I learned in Blogging 101, when you write an epistle in response to someone else’s post, Julie Sheppard’s in this case, (to join her discussion, click here to read it), it is best to write a post in your own blog! So that is what I am doing. I have actually shared this story a number of times, so I might as well tell the whole story here!

But I tell you, love your enemies. Pray for those who treat you badly. If you do this, you will be children who are truly like your Father in heaven. He lets the sun rise for all people, whether they are good or bad. He sends rain to those who do right and to those who do wrong. If you love only those who love you, why should you get a reward for that? Even the tax collectors do that. And…

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5 thoughts on “How to love the unlovely

  1. Hi,
    I almost became a travel blogger.

    Congratulations on being Danny Ray’s featured blogger! I was his featured blogger too!
    Maybe you can check out my blog if you need a blogging tip or two. That’s what I write about.
    Janice

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  2. Thank you Debbie for mentioning my post in your blog. It is so encouraging. Sometimes it is easy to question if what I am writing has any real meaning or impact. I am still struggling in the love department. I know how people love, which is a wavering love, I love you one day and hate you the next, is how I see how those in the world loves. But God’s love, there is only one way to describe it and that is Jesus. He didn’t have to come down to be crucified, especially for those who hate Him. That is the love I am striving for.

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