The Word, “Love”
1 “Say the word and you’ll be free.” (Lennon: “The Word”) Free from what? Free to what? Free from the adversities of life, from the impetuosity of one’s ego-sensuality, from anxiety and despair, from depression and worthlessness…and on and on. Free to be more self-understanding, free to be transcendent, free to be moderate, free to be loving, and on and on.
2 Let Love soothe the “savage beast” in you; however buried, sublimated, repressed, it may be. Keep in touch with your Love divinity, and you will keep from the dark forces of your nature, of human nature.
3 Love – transcendent Love – certainly is all you need, as Lennon sings; especially when It comes to freeing you mind.
4 Say the word “Love,” chant the word Love, sing the word Love, as in the song Love is all you need: Love, love, love.
5 Do you want a dosage of strength in a particular situation? Turn to Love. Repeat the word, and that dosage will impart that strength to you ̶ more than, perhaps you can imagine. Keep the faith!
6 Let Love take over. It knows. Certainly more than you know.
7 Ah, the word Love! sweet to the ears, balm to the mind!
8 Temper the word Love with the wisdom of the species – good and evil, love and strife, you know; lest you become engulfed in “sappiness,” in treacle.
9 Saying, chanting, singing, the word Love will save you from yourself. Not totally, but in good part.
10 Saying the word, thinking the word, Love will embark you on a high adventure sans boredom and egoism and neurosis, and …