Changing Your World, Part 3: Loving Your World

We all have someone who accepted us into their influence and gave us encouragement, respect, hope.  It is now our turn to accept new people into our circle of influence, expanding it in a way that would please God.  Comparing Christ’s open arms as He hung on the cross, our circles need to be open.

Referring to the Parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:27, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind. And you must love your neighbor as yourself,” Fr. Nicholas challenges us to reflect on which of the three travelers we resemble.  Are we loving the people in our world? Are we encouraging the people in our world? Are we offering value to the people in our world?  Watch this encouraging video.

 

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