[Love].

I found this to be very interesting. In reading 1 Corinthians 13, I have become so convicted of how I life my life. It is not even just about my faith. This is about being a better person in general. People, even unchurched, will most likely recognize this scripture, but still read the words.

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Wow. Now replace “love” and “it” with your name and by the end of reading that verse again…feel like a liar?

[Mandy] is patient and kind; [Mandy] does not envy or boast; [Mandy] is not arrogant or rude. [Mandy] does not insist on [her] own way; [Mandy] is not irritable or resentful; [Mandy] does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. [Mandy] bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

I feel like not only a liar, but a failure. I want to be a better person. I recognize that though I am not a perfect example of 1 Corinthians 13, I have an opportunity everyday to try to better. To strive to be better than who I was yesterday. Love is the greatest.

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