Bernard of Clairvaux — French Clergyman born on December 29, 1090,

Bernard of Clairvaux, O.Cist was a French abbot and the primary reformer of the Cistercian order... (wikipedia)

You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved.
There are people who go clad in tunics and have nothing to do with furs, who nevertheless are lacking in humility. Surely humility in furs is better than pride in tunics.
I was made a sinner by deriving my being from Adam; I am made just by being washed in the blood of Christ and not by Christ's 'words and example.'