This weeks statement to live by is …
I think before I make choices that affect my health.
The Pharisees got together and they tried, as they often did, to trick Jesus. They asked him, “Master, which is the greatest commandment of the ten?” Jesus answered them, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is very like it: You must love other people as much as you love yourself.”
So Matthew tells us that Jesus says we must love God with all our heart, all our soul and all our mind”. Then he tells us we must love other people us much as we love ourselves. Sometimes we make the wrong choices and don’t love others or ourselves as God asks us to. We are now going to have a penitential rite like we have at mass and ask God to help us make good choices: