II. The Lord says: "Love one another as I have loved you."
Have I a genuine love for my neighbors?
In my family life, have I contributed to the well-being of my family by patience and genuine love? Have I been obedient to parents, helping them spiritually and materially? Have I been careful to give a Christian upbringing to my children by good example and by exercising authority as a parent?
Have I been faithful to my spouse in my heart and in my relations with others?
Do I share my possessions with the less fortunate or do I look down on my neighbor, especially the poor, sick, elderly, and people of other races? Does my life reflect the mission I received in Confirmation by sharing in the Church’s apostolic and charitable works?
Do I share to the best of my ability in the work of promoting justice, morality, harmony, and love? Have I done my duty as a citizen? Have I paid my taxes?
In my work, am I just, hardworking, honest, serving society out of love for others? Have I paid a fair wage to my employees? Have I been faithful to my promises and contracts?
Have I obeyed legitimate authority?If I am in a position of authority, do I use this for my own advantage or for the good of others? Have I been truthful and fair to others?
Have I done violence to others? Have I been responsible for advising an abortion or procuring one? Have I kept up hatred for others? Am I estranged from others through quarrels, insults, anger? Have I refused to testify to the innocence of another?
Have I stolen or damaged property? Have I desired it unjustly? Have I made restitution of other people's property and made good their loss?
If I have been injured, have I made peace for the love of Christ, have I forgiven, or do I harbor the desire for revenge?