How can you love God? By loving your neighbor

Is it even possible to love God with all our hearts, souls and minds without loving our neighbors as ourselves?

To judge from what I’ve read on social media, there seems to be growing sentiment within my denomination, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, that the two Great Commandments are at tension with other, that in order to follow the first Great Commandment (love God) we sometimes have to suppress our desire to follow the second (love neighbor). …

An updated version of this article continues at Still More to Say, the Substack.

Photo of hands by Tyler Nix; licensed by Unsplash.

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