“Solving problems does not create love. It’s love that solves problems.” ~ Mort Fertel
“If you can love yourself, and therefore, others unconditionally, well, then, others will be receiving the best support of all: communion in unconditional love.” ~ Sky
Grace is the gift of unconditional love toward self, others and the cosmos. The most direct path to grace is to create love in yourself, with others, and with the cosmos. There are many ways to experience love: friendship, through cultivating a warm heart, practicing kindness, cultivating gratitude, communicating with compassionand forgiveness.
Love is a process, like breathing. You inhale an awareness of love; these perceptions of love, like molecules of oxygen, replace the molecules of fear; and you exhale acts of loving kindness.
Following are some random quotations on love and grace:
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. ~ Leo Tolstoy
A Warm Heart Is
Achievement Enough For Any Body,
For Any Life, For Many Life Times,
For Any Number Of Concentric Lives. ~ Sky
Come out of the circle of time
And into the circle of love. ~ Rumi
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage.
~ Lao Tzu
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. ~ Tom Robbins
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
~ Erica Jong
The most beautiful things in the world are not seen nor touched. They are felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to yourself. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of being, ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Follow the Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would like to be done unto.
The secret to grace is knowing and loving others.
Friends are avatars of God.
God is love.
Ask others to be their best.
“It’s harder to be kind than to be clever” ~ Jeff Bezos’ Grandpa.
“As you wish,” ~ Princess Bride
Interdependence is fundamental law of nature.
Open the roof.
Pay it forward.
The true worth of a person is to be found in the colors an textures that come alive in others.
Love and compassion is the universal religion. ~ Dalai Lama
No matter what the question, love is the answer.
Social ties are the cheapest medicine we’ve got.
A true friend brings out the best, while knowing the worst, ~ Sue Thoele
The fruit of grace is service, compassion in action.
Charity puts out sin as water puts out fire. ~ Islamic saying.
Love: See, Hear, Hold,
Showing others their worthiness is the greatest gift.
People may forget what you said or what you did, but they will always remember how you made them feel. ~ Vivian