This reading has always been very moving and inspiring to us. It’s clear and profound message leaves no wiggle room for interpretation: Love your God with all our being and love your neighbor as ourselves. It has been a dream of many years to set this text to music. Here is our setting of this amazing and profound message.
"You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.
This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”