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Who Do You Want To Love Forever?

Hyo Jin Moon August 5, 2007 Belvedere, 7:00 am

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Rev. Andrew Compton is the MC. All welcome Hyo Jin nim and Yeon Ah nim and offer a standing bow.

(Hyo Jin nim bows to the audience as he approaches the stage.)

Who do you want to love forever? (God and wife)

Did you say garden and wife or God and wife? (Laughter)

God and wife, OK; that's a start. What else? Is there something else? (Kids)

What else? (True parents, the Messiah) The Messiah? (Yourself)

Myself? Yes you can love your self? (Laughter) You can try; you know people try that every day. (Laughter) You know they're trying very hard to make that work for the rest of their lives. OK. (Parents)

Parents, that's a difficult one isn't it? But, where did you come from? So, we have to know exactly, at least the basics of who do you want to love forever. You have to talk about that stuff before you talk about anything else.

So, you want to love God; you should love your parents forever; you want to love your wife; you want to love your children; who else? (Brothers and sisters)

Brothers and sisters? Do you have people other than that kind of lineage orientation? (Friends, all mankind)

All mankind, ok, this is the stuff where people make money in religion. (Laughter) OK.

And what's important? What's important in that kind of relationship? What makes it work? What do you expect out of that kind of relationship? Why do you want to love something forever? And if you do, what makes it work?

The principle says that everything is of give-and-take right? It says that reciprocal love that makes things, love work. So how do you find that reciprocal love? So how do you find it in a real situat