Keeping Pulse: Backbeat – “Loving Hearts”
Did Jesus really ask us to “love our enemies?”
Is Jesus not aware of the people that I have to put up with?
Doesn’t this ancient command seem archaic and unrealistic?
Why does Jesus ask us to love those who are different than us?
This teaching explores Jesus command to “love our enemies” found in the Gospel of Matthew 5:43-48. Through Jesus, romantic love, neuroscience, and Mahatma Gandhi we gain insights into the human heart’s tendency towards the ‘rhythm of fear’ and are challenged to lean into ‘rhythm of love.’