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The Choice to Love

Buenas Dias.

I just returned from a [cru] meeting and a beer with my friend Tim. It was great. All three parts. [cru], Tim, and, the beer.

Before I even got out of [cru], however, I found myself wrestling with the topic of tonight's talk. My friend Amy Seiffert talked about love in its truest form. To be honest, the first thought that went through my mind when I heard she was giving the talk again was that 'oh, i'm going to hear that talk again.' Seriously.

I expected monotony. What I got a nice kick in the arse.

Love. Oh, Love. As Amy said tonight...the word 'love' is so widely used in our American culture. When it comes down to the real deal about love I think we are all students.

Love in it's truest form ('agape') is not selfish. It looks past ugliness and imperfection. It embraces people where they are at.

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Kick in the arse: Love is a choice. So often, I forget that. I don't have to love my friends. I don't have to love my f…
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