a gift

      Through the fog of me-first, ‘love your neighbor’ might look like a have-to, a should, a burden, or a bother. On a clear day, though, you can tell it’s a gift.

“[Jesus] awoke . . . in people their deepest need to be loved without limits and to be creative and compassionate in loving others.” Jean Vanier

“[Y]our Father knows what you need. . . .” Matthew 6:8