Hearken to the word; understand
life, and no one will persecute you, nor will anyone oppress you, other
than you yourselves.
Knowledge and ritual without
compassion is empty.
are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your
mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally
important: Love your neighbor as yourself. The entire law and all the
demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.
love that loves unconditionally the love of the Divine.
your neighbor, but who is your neighbor. Your neighbor is the one who is
sent to you from the Divine. Your neighbor can be one who is a total
stranger to you from afar. Your neighbor can be someone living close to you.
But what is true is that your neighbor is one of the Light who needs your
support as much as you need his.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right,
whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable if anything is
excellent or praiseworthy think about such things.