Greatest Love Letter

This is My commandment, love one another as I have loved you

John 15:12
Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48; Psalms 98:1-4; I John 4:7-10; John 15:9-17

Sermon Week/Year

Sixth Sunday of Easter, B

An acclaimed photographer describes his attitude and approach to his craft…

“Letting go of the self is an essential precondition to real seeing. In an attitude of genuine openness, when you let go of yourself, you abandon any preconceptions about your subject matter. When you let go, you open yourself up to new ideas and feelings, and they will surely guide you.”

In the context of today’s Gospel Lesson, we acknowledge that only when we let go of ourselves — only when we let go of our self-centeredness, egoism and pride can we truly open ourselves up to the loving, sustaining, fulfilling, guiding Presence of the Lord, Jesus.

There’s the amusing story of a young man who was…

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