“Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test him and said, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “What is written in the law? How do you read it?” He said in reply, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your being, with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.” He replied to him, “You have answered correctly; do this and you will live.”
The scholar of the law wanted Jesus to give him some magic formula to get some future reward.
Jesus asked him what was the most important teaching in the law, and the scholar nailed it.
Love was the most important thing: love of God and neighbor.
Notice that Jesus then tells him that if he truly did this, if he truly loved God and neighbor with all his heart, being, strength and mind, that he would live.
That means now.
When we live from this foundation of love for all, we are present to all with compassion.
That is all that is required for the fullness of life both now and always.
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Remember: God loves you!