“... and the greatest of these is love” (1 Cor. 13:13).
The Irish have a ring called the Claddagh (pronounced clah-dach). On the ring, you will find a heart that speaks of love, folded hands that tell of friendship, and a crown that stands for loyalty. The Claddagh is a symbol of the promise to one another to be faithful. These rings, though not Claddaghs, are equally a symbol of your promise. Your love for one another, your friendship with one another, and your loyalty to one another is to be everlasting, just as God’s Love, friendship, and loyalty for all of us is everlasting.
The scientific “Second Law of Thermodynamics” states that “Any closed system, left to itself, tends toward greater randomness.” That is to say, it breaks down when left to itself. It takes an ordered input of energy to keep anything together. This is readily seen with a house. Any homeowner knows that to properly maintain a house and keep it in a livable and enjoyable condition, it must be tended to. It…