Love. The simplest and yet most difficult expression ever. Thankfully, God makes it a little obvious for us…
Listen without interrupting
He who answers before he hears– his is the folly and the shame.
Speak without accusing.
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.
Give without sparing.
All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing.
Pray without ceasing.
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives.
Answer without arguing
Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.
Share without pretending
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
Enjoy without complaint.
Do everything without grumbling or arguing.
Trust without wavering.
…it always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
Forgive without punishing.
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Promise without forgetting
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life