Loving Your Enemy — by Brother David Steindl-Rast

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Loving Your Enemy — by Brother David Steindl-Rast

Post by Welles » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:57 pm

"To love our enemies does not mean that we suddenly become their friends. If it is our enemies we are to love, they must remain enemies. Unless you have enemies, you cannot love them. And if you have no enemies, I wonder if you have any friends. The moment you choose your friends, their enemies become your own enemies. By having convictions, we make ourselves the enemies of those who oppose these convictions. But let’s be sure we agree on what we mean by terms like Friend, Enemy, Hatred, or Love."

It is apparent that Brother David has pondered this subject in great depth because this short essay is profound and yet his points are all accessible.

Loving Your Enemy — by Brother David Steindl-Rast

http://www.awakin.org/read/audio.php?op=play&tid=2227

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Re: Loving Your Enemy — by Brother David Steindl-Rast

Post by Sandy » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:44 am

Thank you Welles for posting this. There is much to think about in this short essay.
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