Love Thy Neighbor
Start writing a post
Politics and Activism

Love Thy Neighbor

This isn't a political statement- this is a societal statement. No matter who won the election, discrimination exists.

27
Love Thy Neighbor

My neighbor is Latino.

My neighbor is Black.

My neighbor is Muslim.

My neighbor is a woman.

My neighbor is gay.

My neighbor just wants to be accepted into society.


The world is made up of differences– racial, religious, sexual, economical...the list goes on.

Despite these difference, the world is more similar than not– we are all human.


Love Thy Neighbor

Love and cherish what makes us different

Love and cherish the people you pass by on the street.

Love and cherish everyone that walks through your life.

A different childhood.

A different understanding of the world.

A different expectation for the future.

A different sense of worth.


Love Thy Neighbor

Love and respect what makes us different

Love and respect that people have their own beliefs

Love and respect that everyone isn't going to agree with you

A different religious understanding

A different upbringing

A different emotional response

A different opinion


Love Thy Neighbor

Love and accept what makes us different.

Love and accept everyone's opinions.

Love and accept that everyone on this planet walks around with a different background.

A different identity.

A different set of beliefs.

A different ambition.

A different perspective.

Love Thy Neighbor

Because you are someone's neighbor, too.

Love Thy Neighbor

Because everyone isn't necessarily as fortunate as you.

Love Thy Neighbor

Because you are different, too.

Love Thy Neighbor

Because the world doesn't revolve around you.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Lifestyle

New England Summers Are The BEST Summers

Why you should spend your next summer in New England.

485
Marconi Beach

Three years ago, I chose to attend college in Philadelphia, approximately 360 miles away from my small town in New Hampshire. I have learned many valuable lessons away from home, and have thoroughly enjoyed my time spent in Pennsylvania. One thing that my experience has taught me, however, is that it is absolutely impossible to beat a New England summer.

Keep Reading...Show less
Entertainment

Fibonacci Sequence Examples: 7 Beautiful Instances In Nature

Nature is beautiful (and so is math). The last one will blow your mind.

234945
illustration of the fibonacci sequence
StableDiffusion

Yes, the math major is doing a math-related post. What are the odds? I'll have to calculate it later. Many people have probably learned about the Fibonacci sequence in their high school math classes. However, I thought I would just refresh everyone's memories and show how math can be beautiful and apply to physical things everywhere around us with stunning examples.

Keep Reading...Show less
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less
Featured

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

90099
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments