February 14, 2018

Love



What makes the world go round? Momentum left over from when the Earth coalesced out of primordial planetary building blocks. How is that for romantic? But the saying isn’t “momentum makes the world go round”, even if technically true.

The fake slogan is that money makes the world go round. Sad. It is an unnecessary evil at best. No, everyone knows that it is love that makes the world go round. It makes a group of people a family. It makes a house a home. It is such a powerful universal force, how do we know it isn't causing the planet to rotate on its axis?

Scientists say that Earth's rotation is slowing. The purported cause is the influence of the Moon's gravity and tidal pull. Or is it because there is a dearth of love in the world right now?

We should try ending all war and hate for a while and see what happens. If the Earth starts rotating faster we will know we are on to something. Then we could say, "Love literally makes the Earth go round." If not, this would at least be a much better place to be.

Indeed, love makes things happen. No love, no nothing. Well, there might be something, but you wouldn't want to live there.

Love is the ultimate liberation. When you find the love in every moment, you are on your way to release and freedom. Discovering that love, is within the reach of each and every one of us. But how do we find it when it often feels elusive, or the result of some sort of spiritual conspiracy?

A good start, in my experience, is to stop fighting the rhythms of daily life. When you let things flow without resistance, spiritual calm is the result. When the struggle is relinquished, we follow the momentum in our lives, and let the natural flow of life take over.

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” 
- Lao Tzu


The natural flow always leads to love. When you are filled with love and compassion for all of creation, you are exactly where you need to be. Everything follows from that.

Each moment (not just one day a year) is an opportunity to celebrate life, and proclaim, “I love this!”, and "I love you!"

I love this, and this, and this. I love you, and you, and you, and you.

I love this planet.

I love me.

I love.

Love.




2 comments:

  1. Brilliant. I would try to express the goodness that I felt in reading this post but I am at a loss for the language. Much Love to you.

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  2. I love reading this blog and all of you! ❤️

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