Hate or fear of “the other” is a learned trait, not an inherited one, so maybe, just maybe, we can learn to accept and understand more than we diminish and dislike.
In other words, you have Scriptural permission to hate, cast out, demonize, distance yourself from, and hold grudges against all of the following fifty groups or individuals.
People hate you. At first.
I’m going to ask you what I ask of every president—to make us better. All of us.
If we respond impulsively or don’t respond at all, we risk exacerbating the problem.
But for right now, I love being real with you. And I love that I don’t ever have to think you’re saying you love me for the sake of saying it.
“This is a union divided.
And we must be
even those whom we despise.
I can’t be okay with someone who is only half invested in me, someone who makes me disgustingly happy but leaves me hanging out to dry most of the time.
I hate how much we make weight a factor. I hate it. I hate it. I hate it. The number on the scale does not define you; you are so much more than the size of your jeans.