Ways to Serve

  Spiritual useful services: love toward God and love for the neighbor Moral and civic services: love for the society in which a person resides Natural useful services: love of the world and its necessities Corporal useful service: self- preservation for the sake of higher uses
For I was hungry and you gave Me food Longing for the love from the Lord Longing to be in a loving family, job or position in society Longing for a healthy world and enough material possessions Hungry for healthy food
 I was thirsty and you gave Me drink Longing for  truth from the Lord Longing for understanding about people and jobs Longing for accurate facts and worldly information Hungry for healthy liquids
I was a sojourner and you took Me in Eager to learn how to be included in a heavenly community Eager to learn how to join a church, club or social group Eager to feel closer to the natural world and to be taught about objects Eager to be welcomed into a house and taught family customs
I was naked and you clothed Me Ignorant of good and truth; long for protection from evil and falsity Vulnerable to bad social influences, such as abuse, oppression, violent crime Vulnerable to bad influences in the natural world; poison, pollution, drugs Vulnerable to harsh climate and wanting protective clothing
I was sick and you visited Me Acknowledge that they have nothing good: sick from evil Mental illness related to social issues: loneliness, lust, cruelty, depression Mental illness related to love of objects or the world, or greed, envy, materialism Physical illness; seeking medical care and visits; may or may not be guilty
I was in prison and you came to Me Acknowledge that they have no truth: stuck in falsities Mental illness related to fear and distortions of reality about people Mental illness related to false ideas of the physical world Literally in a prison; wanting to be visited; may or may not be guilty

Daily Inspiration

"The Lord's kingdom consists of mutual love, which is the only thing that affords peace."

Secrets of Heaven 1038:2