The power of the heart
Most of us were raised to believe that hate is the opposite of love. In the ego or personality based context that this message was taught it does have some truth: love as most humans throughout history have viewed it is a need based emotion. We love because we need to feel loved, and we hope that by giving our attention and affection to others they will reciprocate. In this context love turns to hate when we don’t receive what we are looking for in return for our love; when we feel betrayed, let down, taken advantage of. This love, as well as hate, anger, jealously and resentment, are all manifestations of fear. Real love of course is something quite different.
Real love has no need component. It holds no grudges, seeks no reciprocation, and has no conditions. In our history there have been a few inspirational individuals who have shown us the real meaning and power of love, such as Mother Teresa, Mahatma Ghandi and Nelson Mandela. They demonstrated the power of love to change the world by their actions: caring for the ill and disadvantaged, practising non-violence and truth in all situations and forgiving those who wronged them. This love is the opposite of fear. ...read more.
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