Seeing Love First

It’s not so much that we have to love people as that we need to observe how Jesus loves them. I know we’re supposed to love, but what happens when you don’t? Is there a love switch I can just throw? Of course I must make a choice to love and that’s important, but it still takes more. It takes grace and I become “graced” through interaction with Jesus in prayer.
One of the most important things we can see in prayer is how God loves others especially the people we have a hard time with. In our mind’s eye we can see Jesus looking with love on the person. As we allow ourselves to feel his love for them, and ask him to help us to love them too, the mystery can happen. Our hearts can be warmed and changed.


One thought on “Seeing Love First

  1. I like that…trying to picture how Jesus looks at others. It gives me a focus, especially when I’m with people I don’t enjoy very much. Love, Sue

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