Life tells and demands that we make some decisions in favor of enhancing it. It can be enhanced when we love those who are also human by making some significant sacrifices. In loving others especially our friends we don't have to keep record of the cost and sacrifices that we make for the Love to be Loved. Love should be the top priority of our human life. To love this love, life may take you beyond your comfortable zones.....it may call you to walk distances to the unknown paths and places.
Jesus gives us a command which the Church and Christians have always tried to follow.....we have paid for it and we have had many martyrs who executed the command to its fullest. Law is meant to be put into practice and it is for the good of the others...To Love God we have to keep our hearts and minds open....we find people always in need of love which could be given without any cost. The heart of our relationship with Jesus and others is based on Love.
In sending them out, Jesus assures them that "whoever welcomes you, welcomes me" (Matthew 10:40). Matthew later sums up Jesus' teachings (which is the Gospel reading for the upcoming feast of Christ the King observed on the last Sunday of this liturgical cycle). This fitting conclusion to the liturgical year has the Lord declare: "Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me" (Matthew 25:40). Our intimacy with the Lord will be based
We are commanded to treat others with compassion because our loving God is merciful and compassionate toward us, most especially when we are in need. Our God is slow to anger and rich in kindness, not counting our offenses against us. Such loving relationship with God empowers us to call upon God in our need. Jesus and all of Scripture affirm that God hears our cry for help