Get a good mental picture of him/her.
What sort of emotions come to mind as you see his/her face? Are you anxious to give them a bear hug? Or maybe it’s more like a tight hug right around their neck? Do you want to hang out with them at Starbucks? If you saw them stranded on the side of the road, would you stop to help?
Now, with the image of that person still clearly in mind, slowly read this quote:
“I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.” —Dorothy Day
I’m really trying to work on this. Are you willing to try too?