Jesus says: The key to having a love-filled life and love-filled relationships is to first love Me with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. This is the first and most important commandment, because opens you to receive more of My heart and a fuller presence of My soul within you. It opens you to receive greater understanding, which is the activity of My mind united to yours, and to receive My strength in handling all the difficulties and challenges that you experience.
The second commandment is this: Love each other as you love yourself. You were both created in the image and likeness of God (everyone is!). Within each person is My life. You were united to My life when you were baptized, and every time you receive Me in the Holy Eucharist, you are strengthened in that unity.
Love Me as I live in you. Love My presence within you. This is what it means to love yourself.
Love Me where I live in others. Couples, adore My presence within each other. Thus you will be able to love each other even when you are upset with each other. Love My presence within each other with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. This is the key to having a marriage that survives all trials.
Friends, adore My presence within each other. Even when My presence is hidden by sin, I Am still there. Love My presence within each other with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. This is the key to having a love-filled life.
© 2019 by Terry A. Modica
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