What really does it mean to love your neighbor? In this fast-paced and changing world, it can be commonly difficult to love the people around you. This is because of some past issues you have dealt with making it hard for you to trust people and forgive. It could sometimes be hard for you to love them and become more generous to them.
Actually, loving your neighbor includes several good and kind acts like sharing your food with the poor. Absolute honesty, compassion and love are also highly emphasized in improving the relationships with others. Even the refusal to slander and to gossip is one essential thing that you should pay attention to.
Even the absence of malice towards others is an essential part of loving thy neighbor. More importantly, not putting or thinking of others lives at risk is also significant. Even though others may have mistaken you, it is your part to forgive them.
When you also have a problem with any of your neighbor, you still should make an effort of going to him or her. Talk to him or her and explain your side in order that you can be understood. This is also a one way of being sincere in being at peace and in being understood.
And if you establish a strong personal relationship with others, this is a one way for you to be at peace and to remain calm. You can lovingly share all those things you have and all those insights they can all benefit from. For you to be forgiven, you need to first forgive that lets you live your life to the fullest.
As long as you keep on doing good things towards your neighbor, you would notice that they will also be doing the same thing. Remember that like attracts like. You can also make them feel loved by saying “I love you” but this should really come from the heart.
At times, it is a lot better to do things that they would like instead of saying “I love you”. You can dance with them or engage in a positive talk that gives meaning to deeper and better relationship. This interaction will be a common form of true love. It is through interaction that connection gets in the way.
Nevertheless, even being a good listener is a one way of loving thy neighbor because this is a choice to make. In following this course of action, this could really mean big to any of your neighbor who suffer from depression, sadness and lowliness.
More importantly, respecting the boundaries of people around you is a one way of loving them. Remember that there are peripheral boundaries that need to be respected. By focusing on loving them, you can be on your way to living your life to the fullest. Stay happy and remain being kind, generous and forgiving.
Seek the greatest good for your neighbor and love them with all your heart, your mind and your soul.