I am confident in saying I really don't have favorites. I love all my children equally. I love my students - seminary, singing, or the students in the classes I help with equally. Honestly. I am willing to listen to, teach, care for etc. pretty much most people that I meet.
During the show I just finished I had several sleepless night worrying for kids I barely met and don't know as well as I know other kids. My lack of a solid relationship with them did not stop me from worrying, nor waking from nightmares, nor crying myself to sleep at the heartache I see in the world around me. The thing is, I care. I care deeply.
As I was driving today, pondering what would make someone think I had favorites, it occurred to me that I knew this pattern.
We love him, because he loved us first.
Does God have favorites?
I would say no. He loves all of His children equally. …