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Love as a Spiritual Practice



Love as a Spiritual Practice

Spiritual Wisdom

Love is not something that you just fall into, as the romantic songs suggest. Love is a spiritual practice. You can get better at it over time.
— Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat in Spiritual Rx

Proverb

Tell me whom you love, and I’ll tell you who you are.
— African-American proverb

Catholic Wisdom

Love is a messenger from God saying that every human affection and every ecstasy of love are sparks from the great flame of love that is God.
— Fulton J. Sheen in From the Angel’s Blackboard

Psychological Wisdom

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
— David Viscott, American psychiatrist

Philosophical Wisdom

Life in abundance comes only through great love.
— Elbert Hubbard, American philosopher

Literary Wisdom

Love is an ancient delirium, a desire older than civilization, with taproots stretching deep into dark and mysterious days.
— Diane Ackerman in A Natural History of Love

Mantra

Do it with love.

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