Playing with Words
Now let’s cast aside all cheesy connotations of the word and let’s have a closer look at it…LOVE.
L O V E.
Yes, but what does it mean?
Now I like to play with words and I think it is fascinating that word like disease broken down are ‘dis-ease’ and ‘remember’ is to ‘re-member’ (become a part of the whole again), so love backwards begins to spell…evol – ve? Maybe…evol – ution…could be. Just a thought…
Aren’t we all progressively trying to evolve in one way or another? Could love be the catalyst for evolution?
To Love Unconditionally
Love is more than a word or chemical reaction in the brain telling us how we feel. Love is the Universal language of emotion. It can even be called the ultimate emotion. Or going out on a limb, the only true emotion – the one that leads back to Source.
“We say we love unconditionally but in reality our love always comes with conditions attached.”
There are of course ‘different’ types of love. The love a mother has for a child, the romantic kind of love, brotherly/sisterly love, love for thy neighbor, and the list goes on. You get the picture. But what does it really mean?
Love is unconditional. Another word that most people roll their eyes at…what is unconditional? We say we love unconditionally but in reality our love always comes with conditions attached. Think about it.
Do you love your partner unconditionally? No, I hear you say. Okay, why? Well, because there is the fear of them leaving or, even worse, leaving me for someone else. Fear, another wonderful concept that I delve into in my new book ‘Divine You’ (now available at all good bookstores!).
To love unconditionally is best likened to the parental type of love. Even though it goes to say that even some parents love with attachments — this is most typically found in Western and even in Eastern cultures where parents tend to live through their children and do not let the children experience their own desires. But typically a parent loves their child (ren) unconditionally.
” A parent will love their child even if that child does something unspeakable…”
This is the closest we are going to get in this 3D realm to what unconditional love really looks like. A parent will love their child even if that child does something unspeakable. Even if your child were to commit a serious crime. You wouldn’t just stop loving your child if they were to murder someone.
You might be devastated but you will still love them.
Turning off Judgment to Experience Love
Love is something you can’t switch off. But judgment is. Judgment can be switched off, it just takes time and practice. I say this because our need to judge continuously clouds our need to love unconditionally.
“We judge in others what we don’t like about ourselves.”
Isn’t that what this is really about? We blind ourselves through judgment of others. Why? Because everyone is mirrored back to us. We judge in others what we don’t like about ourselves.
I will continue more on this topic in Thursdays blog (please click the ‘follow’ button in the sidebar if you wish to be instantly updated when blogs are released). This has been an extract from my latest book ‘Divine You — Redefining Love in the New Earth’ which is now available.
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