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In the gospel of John, Jesus tells His disciples, "I give you a new commandment: love one another." The "newness" Jesus refers to is not that it is a new commandment; rather, the newness is how the disciples, and we, are to express what this "love" is – through kindness, compassion, caring. In other words, just as Jesus did, we are to give of ourselves for the well-being of others.
The gospel is reflective of the very core values of the Christian faith – that we are all called to be disciples of love. The gospel ends with Jesus saying, "This is how all will know that you are my disciples; if you have love for one another".
Commit today to extending kindness and compassion to someone in your life. When you do so you will be following the example of Jesus. Remember, actions speak louder than words to show what love is.