Love is pa­tient, love is kind. It does not en­vy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seek­ing, it is not eas­i­ly an­gered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not de­light in evil but re­joic­es with the truth. It al­ways pro­tects, al­ways trusts, al­ways hopes, al­ways per­se­veres. Love nev­er fails…

1 Corinthi­ans 13:4–8a