Thread: What is Love?
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:32 PM
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Default What is Love?

In simplest terms, love is God's sharing of Himself with all of His creations. Love is the healing force of the universe. Love is within the soul and needs only your allowance of those innate sensations of loving others and receiving their love for you. Love has no limitations, no boundaries to its capacity.

In expression, love is treating others with kindness, fairness, honesty, compassion, helpfulness, caring. If love can be said to have "ingredients," then those are some of the ingredients of godly expression in action.

Knowing that you and God and every other of God's creation are inseparable is love. Knowing that Earth is a sentient, conscious life herself and respecting all of her life forms in love. Realizing that no one can know others at soul level and therefore does not judge them but rather does not condone an action seen as injurious, is love.

Listening to one's godself is love. Living the kind of life that engenders loving self is love. Feeling joy yourself when you see it in others is love. Doing something that brings joy to another is love. Forgiveness of self and others is love. Sharing your resources with full heart is love. Doing good deeds without attaching expectations is love.

Feeling peace of heart and mind is love. The quiet thrill of seeing a sunset or hearing a songbird is love, and a smile is one of the simplest and most radiating expressions of love.

In any or all of these instances and many others that you may encounter that instinctiviely you know are love in action, you are manifesting your love for and of God.

Matthew's definition...September 22, 2002...From Suzanne Ward's book "Voices of the Universe".
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Shirley....This one's for you. For someone who is always searching for the right definition of love. What do you think of this awesome definition of Love?

May this bring you much comfort and joy.

Happy New Year,
NYSpirit
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