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Mental Health Begins with Self Compassion

In the book of Mark Jesus is asked by a religious leader which of the 10 commandments is the most important. Without missing a beat Jesus answers him in Mark 12: 30-31:

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

At first glance this would seem like an obvious answer. Throughout the Bible it says that we need to “Love the Lord with all our heart, soul and strength.” When we learn to love God wholeheartedly THEN we are able to love our neighbor. My question for you today is this: