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Learning to Love

The Bible tells us to “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”

But how are we supposed to love somebody or something that we can’t physically relate to? How can we love God? We don’t see Him, really. We don’t feel Him, really. We don’t feel His embrace on our body, really.

But what we can do is feel each other’s embrace. We can feel the love of those around us. We can feel the energy of our family, our friends, of all the people in our lives.

If we can learn to be a part of one another and to love one another, then we can do what this verse is telling us, because a spark of God exists in each and every person. To love the Creator with all of our heart and soul and mind is really to love our fellow humans—even though to act in this way runs counter to our normal selfish ego-nature that doesn’t want to share and be a part of others.

For example, we may wake up one day and think to ourselves, “Oh heck, I have to go there? Do I have to see those people? Do I have to talk to them?” But then we decide to flip our minds around and say, “OK, if this is my mission for today, then I will do it and I will do it with love.” At that moment, we’ve tapped into the concept of loving God.

The idea is that from the moment we wake up in the morning to the moment we go to sleep at night, we live and work with the consciousness that everyone and everything around us is a part of a mass universal symphony.


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