THE POWER OF LOVE: REDISCOVERING ITS ESSENCE IN A SOCIETY RAVAGED BY MISUSE AND HATRED

  • Ignatius Nnaemeka Onwuatuegwu PhD
Keywords: Love, Misuse, Hatred, Forgiveness, Transformation

Abstract

"The Power of Love: Rediscovering Its Essence in a Society Ravaged by Misuse and Hatred" explores the profound significance of love in a society plagued by its misuse and the prevalence of animosity. The article emphasizes the need to re-evaluate the true essence of love and its transformative power in personal relationships, societal structures, and religious practices. Drawing inspiration from biblical teachings and philosophical reflections, the article highlights forgiveness as the pinnacle of love and advocates for the philosophy of acceptance over mere tolerance. It underscores the importance of cultivating love within oneself and aligning actions with love to bring about positive change. The article also addresses the detrimental impact of materialism and secularism on society's ability to embrace love. Ultimately, it calls upon individuals, particularly Christians, to become beacons of love and conquer enmity through its transformative power. By rediscovering and embracing the essence of love, society can rebuild and foster a more harmonious and compassionate future.

Published
2023-07-01
Section
Articles