Love One Another

Love One Another  I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.  John 13:34-35 The “love one another” saying of Jesus is one that … Continue reading Love One Another

The Face of Compassion

The Face of Compassion  When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be made well?” John 5:6 To paraphrase Fr. Richard Rohr from a number of his writings, “God is found where the suffering is.”  Nowhere is that more … Continue reading The Face of Compassion

Love is Kind

Love is Kind Love is patient; love is kind... 1 Corinthians 13:4a,b Plato, the 4th century BCE philosopher, is credited with saying, “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” As we explore the characteristics of love, as outlined by Paul in his first letter to the church in Corinth, we find … Continue reading Love is Kind