Jesus said to Mary Magdalene, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?”
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Observations on Love
from Lessons in Love: Moving Toward Divine Intimacy by Anne, a lay apostle
At what point do we examine love and determine that it is too costly an endeavor? In terms of humanity, the line is movable from one person to the next and one relationship to the next. In heaven, there is no line. There is no limit to the sacrifice willingly given for others.
If we are to learn to live like citizens of heaven, then we must learn to love. We are expected, as Christians, to bring our knowledge of love into the world. Jesus told us to love one another. He did not say love one another and make sure others love you back.