“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, love your neighbor as yourself.” Luke 10:27
Loving those around us can be challenging. We all have people in our lives who are difficult to love. For that matter, we can often be hard to love ourselves! And let’s face it, our lives are busy. Our culture is busy. Sometimes I can hardly keep up with the people in my own home, much less reach out to others.
So how can we truly live out the calling Jesus gives us to love our neighbor as ourself? How can we serve those that we come into contact with? Sometimes I wonder if we might be making the “love your neighbor” commandment harder than it really needs to be. Think about the ways you feel loved by those around you, those close and even those not so close. Sometimes the smallest gestures, given from a heart seeking to love, can mean the most.
I am sharing 5 *simple* ways to love and serve our neighbors today at Crosswalk. I hope you’ll join me over there! Please share with me in the comments section what ways you have been shown love or can show love in your own life?