I Samuel 26:2,7-9,12-13,22-23; Psalm 103:1-4,8,10,12-13; I Corinthians 15:45-49; Luke 6:27-38
A woman recalls the following frustrating experience. After dinner, her husband set out on his usual thirty-minute walk. After an hour, she began to worry since it was getting dark, and her husband had forgotten to bring his phone. Two long hours passed before he finally returned. “Sorry I’m so late,” he said, “but I stopped to talk to a neighbor, and he just wouldn’t stop listening.”
Those of us who have identified with Jesus the Christ learn an extraordinary kind of love, which among other things, is a listening love. It’s not the kind of love that says, “How can I use you for me, or how can I use you to make me happy, or how can I…
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