Our Weekly Thought - February 13-19, 2017

When Jesus asks me to love my enemies and pray for my persecutors, two things are revealed: first, that I have enemies, no matter how hard I might try to deny that; second, that Jesus encourages me to change, not my enemies. I would rather try to make, force or coerce my enemies to change. Instead, God wants me to deal first and foremost with change in myself. What practices will help this happen?