What is Love?
March 20, 2009 4 Comments
With all due respect to Haddaway, the following shot is one answer to that question,
Michael Conroy/Associated Press
No, I’m not saying that Michael Jordan looking like he’s at a revival is love.
Rather, him rocking that Illinois polo is love, a father’s love. Before achieving basketball immortality in the NBA, Jordan played ball at North Carolina. There, he won a national title under the tutelage of the coaching great Dean Smith.
Yet, because his boy is a reserve player on the University of Illinois team, Jordan forgets Carolina blue to support his son by sporting Illinois orange.
Boy, I don’t know, if our son were to attend OU (or A&M), and miraculously (you see, the genetic deck is stacked against him) play basketball there, could I set aside my burnt orange to sport crimson or maroon?
Blasphemous as it might be in Longhorn Nation, I wouldn’t even think twice.
Seriously though, what is love? This is love:
Not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. – 1 John 4:10