“It is possible to love everyone.”
The path of love is service for and to the Light. When we practice love as a spiritual path we must cultivate the impersonal as well as the personal. Impersonal love means non-attachment to the gifts, services, and possible devotions we will offer to our loved one or the gifts, devotions and services offered to us. It means knowing that love is working even when we do not see immediate results.
Personal love smiles and is hurt when the other does not smile back. Impersonal love smiles, shares and smiles, and offers over and over and over again. It is necessary to learn to be loving rather than to simply act in loving ways.
Love is Habit Forming. It does not take long to make anything a habit. We are told that it takes 21 days to make something a habit. We are also told that it might take years to break ourselves of old habits. Today, let us to decide to make spiritual love a habit. If love is the center of our life, how will we act around others? How will we think about others? If love is the center of our lives how will we treat ourselves? How will we speak internally to ourselves? How will we think about ourselves?
Guilt is totally worthless if we are seeking to BECOME SPIRIT LOVE. Looking at ourselves with contempt and constantly worrying over our difficulties or mistakes leads to self- absorption. Being worthless gives us an excuse not to try. Acceptance of our mistakes and ownership of the responsibility of having adopted bad habits allows us to find a way around, over, under, or through these obstacles. Guilt and self-loathing stop us from imagining that life could be different. Self-acceptance is the first step to self-improvement. Self-improvement is the first step to becoming a being of love.
How to create true love
- Acceptance of self
- Acceptance of others as they currently are
- Willingness to understand another’s ways of expressing love
- Commitment to Compassionate Communication
- Being honest with yourself
- The ability to forgive
- The ability to appreciate
- The ability to take responsibility for your mistakes
- The ability to laugh at yourself and life
Great Spirit, with your help,
Your Blessing, and with your Grace-
I will become powerful with Love.
Through this power, which is Your power
Lives are healed-
Differences are forgotten-
Life becomes abundant-
Peace can truly have a chance to grow-
In the Power of Love
Children come to know Great Spirit as Real-
With Love Faith is easy-
In the power of love
All things seem possible.
Great Spirit make me a vessel of Healing Love.
May I see with the eyes of love-
Hear with the ears of love-
Give with the hands of love.
May I be a source of Your Love
in the lives of those around me.