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Love advertisement... photographed by a friend of our
while she on her way to work near Oakland, California in Nov. 2011.
Janet Tyler has her face
wrapped in bandages after her 11th treatment. The aim of the treatment
is to make her look normal. If the treatment fails she may be assigned
to a ghetto area where others who look like her are able to live among
their own kind because the state requires conformity.
Doctor: "I've seen that woman's real
face. The face of a real self. It’s a good face. It’s a human face....
What is the dimensional difference between beauty and something
repellent? Is it skin deep?"
Leader: “Glorious conformity… the
delight and ultimate pleasure of our unified society.”
Do we only
love those who are like us? Do we make
judgments about others based on superficial distinctions? How do you
like it when others judge you based on external appearances? Do we want to
make others in our own image... to conform them to us? Real
love sees the real person beneath the face.
In this song a lonely boy,
a woman whose husband has left her and a man in prison are all wondering
if there is anyone who will love them just for who they are... they are
wondering what love really means.
"He's waiting to die as he sits all alone
He's a man in a cell who regrets what he's done
He utters a cry from the depths of his soul
"Oh Lord, forgive me, I want to go home"
Then he heard a voice somewhere deep inside
And it said
"I know you've murdered and I know you've lied
I have watched you suffer all of your life
And now that you'll listen, I'll tell you that I..."
I will love you for you
Not for what you have done or what you will become
I will love you for you
I will give you the love
The love that you never knew."
Don't I long to be
loved not for my past or future
accomplishments, but just as I am? Am I able to
love my family and others around me with this kind of
love? Who loves
me in this way? Do you think God does? How did or does God show this
"What Love Really Means"
JJ Heller -
(Official Music Video)
An Iowa schoolteacher, the
day after Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, gave her
third-grade students a first-hand experience in the meaning of
discrimination. This is the story of what she taught the children, and
the impact that lesson had on their lives.
Teacher: "What's brotherhood?"
Children: "Be kind to your brothers.
Treat everyone as you would like to be treated."
Teacher: "Is there anyone... who we
do not treat as our brothers?"
"Do you think you know how it would feel to
be judged by the color of your skin?"
includes treating others as we would like to be treated. When we choose
to have no dealings with others based on external differences we deny
our Creator and own humanity. To show partiality is not
loving. Trying to
see life through another's eyes is is one
way to learn to love. The
way we treat the person who is least in our
eyes shows what we really think about God.
In September 2010 students
at San Leandro High School in California organized a "Love
Rocks" club. They invite others by setting up a table and giving away
Rocks". They have two weekly "Love
Talks" discussion groups on campus during lunch or after school. In the
first 4 weeks they gave away about 200 "Love
Rocks", had 50 students sign up for the club and about 15 came to the "Love
Talks" discussion groups.
"You can have one of these
free, but there are two conditions. First, put this 'Love
Rock' in your pocket and for the next 24 hours you need to love everyone
around you as much as you love yourself. Then, after 24 hours you
need to pass on the the 'Love Rock'
on to someone who agrees to take the '24 hour Love Test' and to pass it
on to someone else. Do you accept these two conditions?"
Encouraging others is a good way to show real
love. If you can't think of anything else to say, encourage
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The aim of our non-profit work is to encourage real love (vertical &
horizontal). The root of the biggest problems in the world stem from a
lack of real love. Economic, environmental, educational, social,
religious and political solutions that do not focus on real love are
dealing with the symptoms, not treating the real cause of the problems.
We work through dramatic arts (pantomime),
other creative means
to encourage the restoration of broken relationships and the maintaining
of loving relationships. We have made it our aim to pursue love in our
relationships and to seek to awaken others to the eternal truths that
help us to take off our masks, come out of hiding and find real love.