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Rated: E · Editorial · Spiritual · #2087266
Expressions of feelings following shooting in Orlando, Florida
People are people. They eat, sleep, wake up, go to the bathroom, get sick, die, and do all of the same things that each of us performs daily. NO ONE and IMEAN NO ONE deserves to be ostracized, mistreated, executed or otherwise demoralized by anyone, anywhere at any time. We as a people need to honestly practice what we preach!

Christians should know and live by the golden rule!

Matthews 22:36-40

36Master, which is the great commandment in the law? 37Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38This is the first and great commandment. 39And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

To do less than this negates everything else that we do. We do not have the luxury of picking and choosing who to love, who to condemn, who will go to heaven or who will go to hell.

This mother and son loved each other, and her heart broke as she knew she was losing her child. His heart reached out to his mother as he knew in his heart that he was going to die. Nothing more and nothing less than that. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3637576/Terrified-text-son-sent-mother-O... LABELS are going to be the death of us all.

We are all human. We are all Americans. We are all deserving of a betterAmerica, and that better America is up to each and every one of US!

Praying for the dead and their families is certainly something that I am doing. However, each of us can do MORE! We can stop the bigotry. We can actually show love to those that are different from us in a million different ways. We can choose to be acceptant of each other's differences and learn to work together to make our world a better place for everyone.

The next time you meet someone that looks, acts, or behaves differently from you, instead of judging or forming your opinion based on your biases, remember that you just met another human that needs exactly what you need -- love, acceptance, and an opportunity to be the best person that they can be!

PEACE AND BLESSINGS ALWAYS!
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