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Love—is it natural to us?

From the March 26, 2018 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Is love natural to us or not? And if it is, where does it come from? Is it of our own making? Or does it originate in ancestry, upbringing, education, religious teaching, or experience? What about the times we feel anything but love? Is that our nature?    Once when I was longing to help someone and was reaching out to God to know how, the message came strongly that God loves me. At first I thought, “No, God—You didn’t hear what I was asking.