We need to love the world As God so loved the world Whether that love is reciprocated That’s not the point. Whether that love is shared That’s the point.
Tag Archives: love
Poem on Prayer
I asked God to take away my habit. God said, No. It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, No. His spirit is whole, his body is only temporary I asked God to grant me patience. GodContinue reading “Poem on Prayer”
Prayer of Love
Christ my God, Set my heart on fire with love in you, That in its flame I may love you with all my heart, With all my mind, and with all my soul and with all my strength, And my neighbor as myself, So that by keeping your commandments I may glorify You The giverContinue reading “Prayer of Love”
Poem on the Pain of Love
Does God understand the pain of love? The loneliness we feel The rejection the betrayal of trust by a friend. Does He understand the experience of total separation From one He loves? Does He understand the agony and grief of the soul? The cost and the pain of love. God sent his only Son intoContinue reading “Poem on the Pain of Love”
If you were to glimpse pure love if only for a moment what then?
I came across some “monastically inspired haikus” at Coming to the Quiet. From what I can see the author, Antony Hanson, is a Catholic contemplative. I particularly liked this one: Humbled when I see I cannot love God unless I love you also.
Loving the Satanist
Jesus said to love God and to love everyone is the essence of true spirituality. Dare we love the Satanist? The Nietzschian individualist? How can you love a person if you run away from every encounter? Would you welcome the LaVeyan as friend? If you fear unclean spirits, where has God’s Spirit gone? Has heContinue reading “Loving the Satanist”
Love – the true sign of meditation mastery
When you hear the word meditation, what comes to mind? Is it the saffron robed guru from India or the monk from Tibet? Is it the scantily clad supermodel sitting in a lotus position on a beach? Is it a medieval hermit sitting on top of a mountain? Maybe a young Wiccan sitting in aContinue reading “Love – the true sign of meditation mastery”
Love Trumps Karma
The Ooze has posted an interesting review of Love Trumps Karma by Karyn Henley, which kicks off with this Sri Lankan translation of John 1:1. In the beginning was the dhamma, And the dhamma was with God, And the dhamma was God… The true light that enlightens everyone. I want to buy it already.