"Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children, and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God"Children naturally imitate their parents. Sometimes good - sometimes we wish they didn't.
We are dearly loved children. Let's rest in that, and imitate it by living a life of love.
Not only would this be a great way to live, but can you imagine if the world recognized God's love in us?