Love your neighbor as yourself

Can we really love others if we don't love ourselves?

Original in German

I Used to think of Christ Jesus' command "Love thy neighbour as thyself" as a demand to love my neighbor as much as myself. Through prayer and my study of Christian Science, I have come to see that this command to love our neighbor as ourselves also includes a condition: that is, first we must love ourselves in order to be able to love another.

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