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Matthew 22:40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
We’ve read plenty about how we humans don’t even know how to love ourselves effectively, much less our neighbors or God. I won’t break any new ground on that front in these 200-odd words. I do think that loving the fellow members of our human family—even the ones who disagree with us and especially the ones who hurt us—links together loving ourselves and loving God. Through the expression of true love for another, we experience a tiny fraction of the love that God feels for us. This holy risk opens our hearts, souls, and minds to love God and each other in a deeper way.
MOVING FORWARD: What holy risk will you take to love yourself, God, and your neighbor today?