“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart . . . 
soul . . . mind and . . . strength. . . . Love 
your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no 
commandment greater than these.” - Mark 12:30-31 (NIV)

Jesus commanded all who would follow him to “love your neighbor as yourself,” but for most of my life I ignored the last two words of the commandment. I did not love myself. I thought I had to be perfect to be acceptable, and I didn’t know how to forgive...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us learn to love ourselves so that we may live out your command to love our neighbors. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 19:16-19

Thought for the Day

Because God loves me, I will treat myself with kindness and love.

Prayer Focus

Those struggling to love themselves


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