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(3) Reasons Why: Love is Active

by Dedzidi Ladzekpo PART 3 – Love Endures Lastly, one of the things I learned about love is that, when it’s real, it truly endures in all circumstances and through all trials. “Love never ends”… right? It’s so easy to memorize those words from 1 Corinthians 13, to hear them at the end of a wedding’s Scripture reading, but it’s another thing to understand their implications and live them. Of course, love’s endurance is something we will never be able to embody on our own strength. However, with an active… Read more (3) Reasons Why: Love is Active

(3) Reasons Why: Love is Active

by Dedzidi Ladzekpo PART 2 – Love Reacts Secondly, love reacts in times of trouble. In the great, unexpected wisdom that it brings, love can not only see our needs, but can anticipate and fulfill them. Yes, this one may include the word “act” in it (and kind of mess with my flow), but the concept of reaction has so many implications for our love. Although I may have easily gotten past the idea of love as something that is not exclusive, realizing that love is reactionary was a bit… Read more (3) Reasons Why: Love is Active

(3) Reasons Why: Love is Active

by Dedzidi Ladzekpo PART 1 – Love Includes My time here at Cornell has radicalized my idea of love. No longer is love a passive word, all about romance or infatuation. Love is and has always been active, because it truly engages me and challenges me not only as the recipient but as the giver. God has been so gracious to teach me a few important concepts about what love is through who He is and who I am as a Christian on this campus. Here are three reasons why love… Read more (3) Reasons Why: Love is Active