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Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

  • 2013 4 Feb
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Whew! What would happen if we decided to love others, care for others, extend ourselves for others, in the same manner we care for ourselves? Yet, Jesus says this is His greatest commandment. (Mark 12:31) Since He gives it such power and authority, it must be important. Jesus knew that we live and move in community, and in this community we have the ability to make a great or small impact. Consider going out of your way for your neighbor, which could be your spouse, parents, children or friends. Give of yourself and notice the impact. 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed!