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The Truth About Loving Others

September 21, 2013

Another insightful and transparent post from an amazing young blogger, Carlee Lane.

Carlee Lane

So the other day I was really upset. I have this dear friend that identifies with a different religion than I do.
This wasn’t why I was upset.
In an effort to find some common ground, I started researching her religion. I believe there’s Truth in more places than just my church. Absolutely. So it didn’t bother me when I ended up finding some common ground in my research. And actually, I found a whole lot of common ground.
It made me more comfortable with admiring her and calling her my friend. (I think that’s called conditional love.)
SO, imagine the inner turmoil when I discovered it was mostly false information that I had stumbled across online explaining her religion to me. Or maybe not so much “false information” as masked information. As it turns out, our beliefs are really quite different from one another’s. I would call some of…

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