Oct. 7, 2019

Lk 10:25-37

The lawyer rightly quotes the Shema, an ancient Hebrew prayer in response to Jesus’ question. However, it is the Samaritan in the parable, an enemy of the Jewish people, who understands the deeper meaning of the command to love neighbor as God intends.

No fences, nor borders, no restrictions. Everyone everywhere is neighbor. I need your grace to have the courage to live and love accordingly. Lord have mercy.

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