"And behold it is written also, that though shalt love thy neighbor and hate thine enemy; But behold I say unto you, love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father who is in heaven; for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good. " (3 Nephi 12: 43-45)
I can remember hearing this counsel/passage to 'love your enemies' since I was little, but never really paying attention to verse 45 that followed "for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil AND on the good". A great reminder that we are all children of God, even the people that can push us to our limits!!! Such counsel went along perfectly with my personal goals I hope to carry out this year, some of which include being more patient, positive and charitable :)
I love reading scriptures with James because he chooses passages that I know I was meant to hear and ponder about. He also does well in explaining and sharing examples. I love listening to him. He is such a wonderful husband, we ended the night perfectly with a priesthood blessing (my Dad would always give us kids a Father's blessing before the start of each school and new year). I love my husband <3
I typed "love your enemies" into Google Images, here's what popped up:
First day of classes tomorrow start at 7:30a.m.!!!!!