said he didn't come for the healthy, but for the sick, for the broken people.

If was all about that, it should look more like a .

People when they get external and . How can we hold it against them when they don’t?

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is not a terrifying event - which is how has been described - it is rather a terrifying , full of .

It involves at its core.

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It is strange the way trauma deadens curiosity. To suffer cruelty in excess is to be delivered from care. The human heart sets aside its questions when the future is too capricious. This is the irony of tribulation.

To know the world will never be so bad.

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We get from . We are dependent on an other. We aren't capable to be the to ourself. And ultimately, we need to come to us from the .

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> Every wound to the body needs some peace, tender care and time to heal. It is similar with wounds to the soul

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is the first ingredient necessary for growing up in the image of God.
Grace is , uninterrupted, , and accepting .

It is the kind of relationship humanity had with God in the Garden of Eden.

Adam and Eve were loved and provided for.
They knew God’s , and they had perfect to do God’s will.

In short, they were ; [...]

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[...] they were ;
they had no and .
They could be who they truly were.

Perhaps you have experienced this kind of and with someone.
You can be exactly who you are.
You do not need to your or ;
you do not need to ;
you do not need to do anything to be loved.

Someone knows the you, and loves you anyway.

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@d599f84e I'm not disagreeing -- but betrayal at the core is just one of the many options. Alas, people are creative in how they destroy others, so there's other paths to that, too.

@d599f84e church at times is full of unhealthy, sick, and broken people. Mostly spiritual though and not physically sick, etc.

If love isn't earned then what exactly is the object of love? What is the lover loving?


I'm not sure if I can follow your question exactly.
Did you mean, what the love is focused towards?

I don't think love is not depending on anything to exist.
In my understanding love exists just by itself, already.

Just as water is there without needing someone to be thursty.
The same way how, I would get wet when I entered water to swim, is how I imagine this:
Adam and Eve lived within God's love, and they experienced love, because they were in unbroken connection with god.

Love is an emotion that a conscious being feels towards something else.

For love to be aroused the conscious being first needs to recognize this other entity and then decide, consciously or unconsciously, to love it.

So I find it hard to understand the stance that love simply exists.

The question is *why* would you love another person. My idea of love is recognition of another person's worth. His ethics, values etc.

Unconditional love is loving someone regardless of their value. Which basically devalues everything.

If you love the riotous and the wicked alike, doesn't that mean that you think that morally they are the same?

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