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Learn to say “I’m sorry”!

You are not an angel; and as a human being, you are likely to make mistakes and offend your partner. You may not mean it, but your actions and/or inactions may hurt your partner. Sometimes you may offend even when you had the best of intentions. In such instances, it is a sign of respect to acknowledge your mistake and apologise. Saying “I’m sorry” implies that you respect your partner’s feelings and you are not happy you hurt them. It is a show of love and respect to render an apology when you hurt your partner; learn to say “I’m sorry” as much as possible!

Josiah B. Andor, PhD (Director, Paraklet Love and Life Consultancy).

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Learn to say “Thank you”!

When your partner does something for you or gives you something as a show of their love, you need to show respect by expressing some gratitude; just say “thank you”.

Ingratitude is a sign of disrespect implying that you feel entitled to whatever you have been offered, hence no need to show gratitude. When you say “thank you” for whatever your partner does for you or gives you, you are simply appreciating their love and communicating your own love, respect, and admiration for their show of love. As a sign of respect, you must learn to say thank you, even for the little things!

Josiah B. Andor, PhD (Director, Paraklet Love and Life Consultancy).

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Circular movement of love


“The movement of love is circular,
at one and the same impulse projecting creations into independency
and drawing them into harmony.”
Charles Sanders Peirce


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the infinity of you

An ode to all mothers and reason enough to make of every day a thanksgiving day.

The Lonely Author

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While sipping wine and listening to soft Latin jazz and samba, I thought of the great love women/mothers provide unselfishly with no boundaries. Sadly, it often goes unappreciated. I truly believe it is difficult for any man to truly reciprocate the endless love & warmth their lady truly deserves.

This poem evolved from those thoughts.

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the infinity of you

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The little boy in me
stands before the immense
universe of your poetry
Where metaphors are constellations
and your deep verses
are remote galaxies
Your words travel beyond
time and space
forever eclipsing me
like a lonely particle of love
For you are my sun
I, your loyal moon
a small bewildered child
forever admiring
the infinity of you

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This Thursday I will be volunteering at a local Soup kitchen helping to feed the homeless for Thanksgiving. Thus, I needed to make my second post of the…

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Trouble in my brain

Who does not want to be loved? Who is not longing for attention, recognition, acknowledgement and for being recognised as a human being, to be seen and heard and why not for receiving a hug?

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I’m so confused.
There’s a big mess in my head.
I don’t know where to start and where to end.
There’s no problem in my life.
The only problems are made by me.
I’ve got no big threats against my life.
Then why is my brain fried?
Problems are problems, if you give them the space to be problems.
Because the only one recognizing those problems, is you.
It’s your brain telling you there’s a problem, but when is it really one?
My brain is fried with problems.
Or aren’t they such things?
Are they just thoughts, which pass my mind too many at the same time, so that I can’t see which one is which anymore?
I can’t differentiate between them.
I want things but do I have the right to?
I’m aware of my past and my failures.
I try to stop myself from doing weird things.
But…

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If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise,

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“I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches.
If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise,
since everyone suffers.
To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience,
love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.”

~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Master of Offense – July 25

A DEVOTED LIFE

“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all thing, endures all things. Love never ends…” 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

taken___liam_neeson_by_antsupoju1-d4z8mwd“I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you have emotional expectations, I can tell you I have limited means to fulfill them. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a life time. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you walk away, that’ll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don’t, I will be your friend, I…

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Diligence – Life – Light – Love

Forgiving others is not so simple. It is not always easy to go to some one and say “sorry” or to say “I forget what you have done to me” or “I forgive you”.

In this world true followers of Christ should show others the same love Jesus had for mankind. Like the master teacher they should also try to be the embodiment of true life, by simply acknowledging that they are lacking in true love and therefore true life and light and if they do this from their heart and ask Jesus into their heart then he has promised that he will come into their heart and fill them with his love and light and life so that then they too can be a true expression of love and light and life.

“True Light The life is the Light is the Love” writes

If you look up the word “diligence” in the dictionary, then it can mean: a form of unfailing effort. So you could look at diligence in that it can also mean unfailing love because Love never fails, Love suffers long and always remains kind so in all of our relationships we should always remain kind with everyone involved and relationships tend to vary and what’s interesting here is that Jesus Himself is very very relational and He’s more involved in all of our relationships than we can even begin to imagine and so we really do need to look diligently for His Spiritual impulse in all we say and do with whoever we are with.

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Healthy love always including an element of discipline and discernment


Healthy love must always include an element of discipline and discernment;
a degree of distance and respect for another’s boundaries;
an assessment of another’s capacity to contain your love.
Love must be tempered and directed properly.

Ask a parent who, in the name of love,
has spoiled a child;
or someone who suffocates a spouse with love
and doesn’t allow them any personal space.Exercise for the day:
Help someone on their terms not on yours.
Apply yourself to their specific needs even if it takes effort.

dutch text / Nederlandse tekst: Gezonde liefde altijd een element van discipline en onderscheidingsvermogen bevattend

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Love the single most powerful and necessary component in life


Love is the single most powerful and necessary component in life.
It is both giving and receiving.
Love allows us to reach above and beyond ourselves,
to experience another person and to allow that person to experience us.
It is the tool by which we learn to experience the highest reality – God.

Examine the love aspect of your love.
Ask yourself: What is my capacity to love another person?
Do I have problems with giving?
Am I stingy or selfish?
Is it difficult for me to let someone else into my life?
Am I afraid of my vulnerability, of opening up and getting hurt

Dutch version / Nederelandse versie: Liefde meest krachtige en noodzakelijke component in het leven

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