...some here do not see eye-to-eye with me when it comes to my faith in a loving God, I think we still have a lot in common since most of us seem to embrace Natural Law, the Non-Aggression Principle, etc.
As Christ said, the greatest commandments are to love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, and to love your neighbor (including enemies) as yourself. I think even atheists and agnostics who are honestly seeking objective Truth and who are still clinging to a sense of overarching guiding principles of Love for others (in the NAP, non-interventionist foreign policy, etc.) are possibly closer in their principles to the spirit of these commandments than some who claim the name 'Christian' yet do not walk in a way that exhibits a desire to genuinely Love others.
I agree with you, though, that ultimately any effort of humanity to succeed is futile if it is not on a trajectory of seeking restored fellowship with the Creator, with Love Himself.
Yet, personally, whatever may come in the short term of this earthly life, or even in the age to come, I am confident that all of us will eventually be drawn to such restoration and reconciliation with Love, through the peace of Christ. Adds a whole new level of joy, as we sing 'Joy to the World', 'Peace on earth; good will to men', etc. this holiday season. All my brothers and sisters here on the Daily Paul are children and heirs of the King, whether they realize it yet or not. And I am thankful for that. :)
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