Fourth Perspective

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 …

The Love Testament: Fourth Perspective

Samsara

The Wheel of Life

I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. -Roy Croft

Till I loved I never lived. -Emily Dickinson

‘Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all.” –-Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam

When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

If I know what love is, it is because of you. -Herman Hesse

Love in its essence is spiritual fire. -Seneca

The Love Testament: Third Perspective

Samsara

The Wheel of Life

Love must be reinvented. – Rimbaud

Love is the only effective counter to death – MD /woman British writer

A man is privileged when his passion obliges him to betray his convictions to please the woman he loves. – R.M. / m /  Belgian artist

We don’t love qualities, we love a person; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as their qualities. – Jacques Maritain / French philosopher

Love…is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.

– IM / m / British writer

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. – Anais Nin

Love is the common denominator. – AR / French film director

The Love Testament: First Perspective