Remember to be kind today…
“Love is patient, love is kind” 1 Corinthians 13:4 NIV
Thus begins one of the most quoted paragraphs in the New Testament.
However, I tend to gravitate toward the NKJV and that version replaces patient with “love suffers long and is kind.”
I can see why the NIV version is far more popular than either King James Version.
Who wants to readily accept that to love will entail some suffering?
In addition, the emphasis on the “and” further dictates that we can “suffer” yet still be kind, amiable and not relegated to taking out our personal frustrations on the rest of the world.
Everyone is going to “suffer” something.
I’ve noticed that the attitude we have as we deal with “stuff” plays a major part on how well we can suffer through it.
I’ve watched people fall apart (a few times while looking in the mirror) when the load…
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