GraceNotes Lenten ReflectionsJesus gave a new commandment to his disciples at the Last Supper. He told them that they should love as He loves. This command is not easy to follow. Because although many of us are able and willing to help others at the drop of a hat; to allow others to love us in the same way is difficult. To feel powerless and dependent on someone else seems like we are giving up control. To be looked at as needy can seem like weakness. Yet, it’s not, because only people who see their need understand grace.

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