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Love My Neighbor as Myself?

A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it.  Arthur Baer
Several from our mid-week life group missed our meeting but the stimulating topic offered the mere seven of us much to chew on and discuss.  The living room overflowed with chatter.Sunday's sermon topic, Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, ignited stories of hard-to-love neighbors we encounter  who we live near, work with or brush elbows with throughout our day.  I find myself dwelling on the Bible verse we noted in Luke 10:27 which got our conversation rolling:
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind and, Love your neighbor as yourself."

The key for me, "as yourself," sparked a memory of my neighbor who lives down the street whom I've written about in the past.  She ignores boundaries.  Her frequent visits with her kids in tow who wander throughout my home touching everything re…