Marriages need love. The illusion that love ends in romance has drowned many marriages. A husband and wife can both be married and have fun. Love is the ingredient that does it.
Love is neither based on action nor inaction.
Love is not based on feelings.
Love is not based on the gift.
Love is a commitment within.
Love springs from the heart.
When two hearts full of love resonates, then a mystery similar to a chemical reaction begins.
Love creates desire. Love makes sacrifices enjoyable.
Love is possible.
Love is available.
Find love, within.
Yesterday I was involved in an in-depth conversation about love: what it’s philosophy(ies) is (are), the perceived psychology behind it and what appears to be its reality. While thoroughly engrossed in this conversation, I got the idea to write on some of what was discussed.
Although our conversation wasn’t broken into titled parts as it is here, I thought I’d do this so what is given here can be followed, not deemed as random thoughts.
In my own words, the philosophy of love is what the ancient Greeks broke into three parts:
- Agape (a ga pay) = love of (your) god(s) – a selfless, unconditional, non-sexual love of all beings, in the widest sense;
- Philos (fee los) = love, loving; also, brotherly love – love of family and friends;
- Eros (air os) = physical, erotic, sexual love.
I seldom if ever see anyone “living” agape love. What…
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