Let love be genuine … more than just a Face Book page.
Don’t be poisoned by what is evil,
for good is always a warmer hand to hold.
Love one another even when it’s an effort
or the other person is irritable,
or you are just so tired.
Celebrate the honors of other people,
rather than blogging your own.
Find your energy, open your spirit, serve God.
Notice what gives you hope, then share it.
Be patient with your own suffering
and patient when others need to complain.
Keep praying. Keep praying. Keep praying.
Open your doors to strangers
and bless friends who lash out at you.
Rejoice with those who rejoice,
even when you do not feel like it.
Weep with those who weep
even when you just wanted to be happy today.
Live in harmony with one another –
it will take a lot – do what it takes!
Don’t just give to the food pantry
this Thanksgiving …
make a friend of someone on Food Stamps.
Think you’re smart? God says, “Not so much.”
Starve and do not feed the angry mouth.
Break and do not spin the circle of violence.
As often as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.
Most of the time it does – depend on you.