“I’m proud to say I was part of a movement in which we sang ‘All You Need Is Love’ at political rallies.
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“In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.
“Many people are despairing of the possibility of finding love. And some of the people who are despairing the most are in their thirties and forties and looking just great.
“Sometimes it’s easier to love people when there is a healthy distance between us.
“If you give your life as a wholehearted response to love, then love will wholeheartedly respond to you.
“Physical circumstances have very little to do with either our capacity to love or to attract love.
“In my first book, ‘A Return to Love’, I wrote about things in the outer world that need to change – how we need to ameliorate deep poverty, heal the earth, end war.
“The entire political system is contrary to everything a feminine heart stands for. It lacks inclusion. It lacks tenderness toward children. It lacks honor for relationships. It lacks reverence for the earth. It lacks love. And without those things, the feminine psyche disconnects.
“The basic premise of ‘A Course in Miracles’ is that it teaches us to relinquish thoughts based on fear and to accept instead thoughts based on love.
“We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.
“Martin Luther King said it was time to inject a new dimension of love into the veins of human civilization. I don’t think anyone is calling Martin Luther King a New Age woo-woo.
“Love is all around us all the time. Love is the ethers that we swim in. Love is the amniotic fluid of the soul.
“I love prayer candles, and I use them often.
“Love is the intuitive knowledge of our hearts.
“The ego mind both professes its desire for love and does everything possible to repel it, or if it gets here anyway, to sabotage it. That is why dealing with issues like control, anger, and neediness is the most important work in preparing ourselves for love.
“We live in a world of constant juxtaposition between joy that’s possible and pain that’s all too common. We hope for love and success and abundance, but we never quite forget that there is always lurking the possibility of disaster.
“We tend to lack humility toward love, to patronize it rather than bow before it, to put mundane considerations before the emotional need to hold someone in our arms.
“Love knows how to form itself. God will do his work if we do ours. Our job is to prepare ourselves for love. When we do, love finds us every time.
“We experience God to the extent to which we love, forgive, and focus on the good in others and ourselves.
“Relationships are eternal. The ‘separation’ is another chapter in the relationship. Often, letting go of the old form of the relationship becomes a lesson in pure love much deeper than any would have learned had the couple stayed together.