Book of Discipline Chapter 12
GOD DISCOURSETH ON LOVE.
1. Many will come to thee, inquiring: How sayest thou of such as are married, having
children of their own? Shall they so love the fraternity and the kingdom of Jehovih that
they shall set aside their filial love, assigning their children wholly to the teachers, day
2. Thou shalt answer them: Nay, in all the fullness of their love, let them manifest unto
their little ones. And let this be a testimony unto those who have children, how hard it is
for foundlings and orphan babes that have none to love or caress them, that such parents
may add unto their household others also, showing no partiality. And this is the highest of
all mortal attributes, to be impartial in love.
3. Not to abridge love but to extend it, God-like, embracing all people, so shall the
members of the brotherhood labor with thy God and his holy angels, for the glory of