love your neighbor -Jesus

If you are a Christian, you are probably aware of one of Jesus’s most fundamental exhortations: “love your neighbor.” And when you go to church, everybody focuses on the fact that Jesus preaches love, and they skimp over the “your neighbor” part. But I would like to focus on the “your neighbor” part of the quote. Because if you think about it, it’s fine to hate someone half way around the world. The hell with them! You don’t have to get along with them. You don’t interact with them. But it is crucial that you get along with your neighbor. Because you see them every day. It is better that you get along with your neighbor, than with a relative half way around the world whom you never see. The genius in the quote is not just “love”; it is the neighborly aspect of life that Jesus recognizes.



Published by

George Shetuni

I am an author of fiction, essays, and poetry. I also enjoy blogging. In my blog, I write about self help, motivation, and literature.

One thought on “love your neighbor -Jesus”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s