He said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
I love you.
Expand my heart;
Let me love my neighbors.
Make us brave enough to cleanse wounds,
work to get gun and clean air laws
give shelter to travelers when
needed, help pay bills
and lend a helping
When we love you
in our neighbor,
let us find
THE FIRST READING
This command is not too mysterious and remote for you.
Where can we find your commandments, O Lord?
Could be hidden in the sky? Who will go up
and get it there and explain it to us?
Is it across the sea? Who will
cross the sea and get it for
us so we can ponder
it and attempt to
that I gave you is
not remote or mysterious.
Look no further than your heart.
My law, the law of love, is written there,
in your heart, in your mouth, in your very being.
I created you in my image. You love because I love.”
you are as near to us as our skin.
Help us always find you
in our loves.
THE SECOND READING
All things were created through him and for him.
powers, and dominions, all things in heaven, on earth,
were created through you and for you.
Yet you reached far down to us
and hollowed us out,
put within us
Beyond our knowing,
but not beyond
Let us find you
in all you have created.