How do you measure the value of a life? In breaths taken, in laughter and tears, in heart beats, in productivity, in relationships? How do you even begin to apply a quantitative standard of measurement to something based primarily on quality.
I’ve been thinking lately about the value that people have inherently. Because we do have value inherently- we were born with value. It isn’t, however, a value that can be measured. And it most certainly isn’t a subjective value. It is a value that was determined by sacrifice. Ironically, our value as children of God was only established through the loss of life. The loss of one life.
Our capitalistic society has taken its toll on our view of our brothers and sisters in Christ. At times, we view them less as human beings and more as objects. How do they serve us. If they display characteristics…
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