Deuteronomy 6:5, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your mind and with all your strength.”
by Kristen C. Strocchia
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30
Though intellect is a part of our whole heart, our mind is that conscious stream of thought, that which holds our focus and demands our attention. So we are to love [an act of will] God with all of our conscious thought, focus and attention.
The world sends us messages both to attract and to elevate the status of our own minds. Our thoughts, focus, and attention have fallen prey to much media research. Most of us can quote commercials or sing jingles, and buy into sale ads for the many unnecessary–yet desirable–products of today. And who hasn’t heard phrases like Get your mind in the game and Mind over matter? On the one hand, the world would like…
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