1. Desire and attachment can be strong feelings, and they are often called love in certain contexts. However, attachment can be for bad reasons too, right? Desire too can come from less than noble places. What is an alternative definition of love?
2. How about a recognition of value? Seeing the inherent value in a person, like the beauty you see in a painting or hear in a melody. You do not need to be attached or even desirous of beauty to enjoy it. You just have to recognize it. The enjoyment that you take in another’s existence then could be a definition of love. At least the emotion.
3. Love is more than an emotion though. How much love does a mother have for her children if she feels fond towards them, but doesn’t feed them? Love in this context has to include action, doesn’t it?
4. This points up the real problem with defining concepts like love. There are seven or eight or perhaps a hundred things we want to communicate. They are each different, yet we have just one word for them. Maybe rather than re-defining love we need to create a dozen new words. Now there’s an area for some new thoughts.
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I want to share with you this word capsule course in human relations.
5 Most important words ------------ I'm proud of you.
4 Most important words --------- What do you think?
3 Most important words ------------ If you please.
2 Most important words ------------ Thank you.
1 Most important word ------------ You.
Oh my Gosh! I just found a couple short poems I wrote long ago. I'd like to share them with you.
1. "Bring to Me"
Bring to Me reality, so I may face the life ahead of me.
Bring to me a song to sing, so I can hear the laughter ring.
Bring to me a need of others, for each one is my brother.
Bring to me a chance to give, so others will have time to live.
Bring to me a cup of peace, so my restlessness will cease.
2. "Light is My Heart"
Light is my heart, light are my feet.
Light is the smile to all those I meet.
Light is the day and everything gay.
Light is my life, I won't have it any other way.