To love your neighbor avoid competing to be one up. Love by taking time to listen; then respond on his or her level. Go deeper as needed.
[A way to live Mark 10;35-45, one of the readings in many churches for the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost from the Revised Common Lectionary for 10/18/15. The twelve disciples ask for special places in the coming kingdom. Jesus warns they ask much. Seek to serve, to be last not first.]