So my message for you is that if you see someone hold up this Book,
and sound full of fear and hate, they have not really read it right.
We need to be the love.
Love is not flighty; love is not fickle.
Any of you who have truly loved know that love is resilient and persistent
and determined and irrepressible.
We need to face the people who are so afraid that they speak in hate.
We need to face them with the resilient love that resides in justice
. We need to let them know that the One who created each of us
special and different delights in difference and sees all of God’s children as flowers of divinity
— each of us as special and precious.
Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Pass Over feast,
many believed in his name when they saw the signs
he was doing