One of the commands that Jesus throws out there but sometimes gets lost in comparison to “love each other” is “wake up!”
The call to wake up appears throughout the Gospels. I knew when I drove to church one day when I was supposed to take my daughter to practice, that I needed to wake up. Pay attention to what you are doing; be where you are. All those things are hard to do in the midst of hectic schedules. With funding provided by the Lilly Foundation our family got to spend two months in Malaysia. Sometimes you have to go away to get life back into perspective.