A Test of Genuine Love

Every Sunday, I take a break from writing about WorkLife, and Changing the World. Instead, I write about my imperfect understanding of God’s perfect love as my personal mission to spread His word and His love and to make a difference. You can read more Mission posts here.

If there’s a question you can answer to know whether or not you are truly and genuinely loving, maybe it’s this: Is there someone in your life that you are willing to lay down your life for?

If you answer that question with all honesty, is your answer going to be a “yes?”

Is there someone in your life that you are willing to leave your work or whatever it is you are doing just to spend time with him or her?

It doesn’t even have to be romantic.

But, when there is someone you love more than yourself, even a family or a friend, it’s the best feeling in the world. It’s a sign that you are genuinely loving.

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"No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. — John 15:13"