The ego is a static subconscious core belief in separation, from which habitual patterns of thought and feeling arise.
Love is not part of its repertoire, although the ego will never allow that to be revealed.
The ego bears malice toward you, for it regards you as guilty and deserving of punishment and death.
There is only one way to respond to the ego sanely.
Withdraw your allegiance and identification with it.
The ego is not you.
You are the Beloved Child of God.