Hear O Israel, the Lord our God.
The Lord is One.
Love the Lord your God
with all your heart,
with all your soul,
with all your mind
and with all your strength.
The second is this:
Love your neighbor as yourself.
Spiritual formation is about loving God and loving others. It includes following Jesus.
These are words of Jesus on spiritual formation.
Over the month of September: read – memorize – recite – reflect on these words daily.
Allow this reminder of what we are called to be and do, shape our thinking and our actions.
Listen to what God is saying about loving him and loving others. Hear the words of Jesus: “Come, follow me.” [Mark 1:17] How is this a form of loving God?
Imagine your life – with your family, classmates, co-workers, OCC community – as a life dedicated to loving God and loving others. What could that life look like today and tomorrow?