Thoughts off the Glass

Lent ……. Day Nine

Lent ……. Day Nine

“Oh! How I love this new commandment since it gives me the assurance that Your Will is to love in me all those You command me to love.” (Story of a Soul, 221)
St. Therese of Lisieux

Matthew 22:36-40
36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”
St Therese must be referring to this.   Love all.  But read it again and Jesus says  ” Love your neighbor as yourself” 
How do we show love?   Shuffle the snow off your neighbors driveway – yes  I would say that is a form of love. 
Provide a listening ear to a co-worker who is struggling in their marriage – yes I would say that is a form of love.
Offer to buy another 6 boxes of girl scout cookies so that girl can reach the next level, even though you already have 20!  – yes I would say that is a form of love.
Now I am going to try to show my love to other drivers in my 30 mile commute home!!  

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