“Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love… To get rid of an enemy one must love him… Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source… Love is the manifestation of the divine nature…” ~Leo Tolstoy
“The experience of true love is an unavoidable accident. It is the spontaneous malfunction of ego’s defenses. Love is the energy discovered in the gap between one fixed idea and the next.” ~ from Is It Love Or Emotional Terrorism by Ben Riggs on Elephant Journal
Pema Chodron talks about Loving Ourselves and Others…
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