The family characteristic that should be most evident in us is summed up in these words, “walk in love.” (Elyse Fitzpatrick, author)

Today it’s very evident that the family unit is in trouble. Single mothers, absentee fathers, children out of control—these are symptoms of underlying problems that society is having difficulty dealing with. Fitzpatrick suggests a powerful solution: love. But, love is not merely an emotion; it is an active choice to work for the benefit of others. Try it for a while.

And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love (2 John 1:6).