Christianity Loves: The Antidote to Hate

Love must prevail. In spite of our differences and our beliefs, love will win. Christianity loves.

Christianity Loves

We live in a world in which violence has become commonplace, when people’s first line of defense to resolve conflict is violence. Like most people, my heart is grieved about the Orlando mass shooting. My best friend, Anjiro lives in Orlando with her family.  Although she was not directly affected by the tragedy, she has to live in a city in which fear may threaten to overwhelm its citizens and in which greater scrutiny and greater security measures will be implemented. My first thought was to reach out to her and let her know that my prayers go out to her and to the Orlando community. Affected people want to know that others care. They want to know that we stand in unity with them and against senseless violence.  The only antidote to violence is love and respect. Webster’s Dictionary defines respect as a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something…

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