There’s a lot going on in the world these days. So much death and destruction. So much heartache and sadness.
Remember: the focus of The Only Love Project is our communities. Our homes. Ourselves.
We cannot do anything about what’s happening in the Middle East. We cannot alter the course of events in Eastern Europe. We cannot stop poachers from slaughtering elephants in Africa. We cannot, for the most part, bridge the bitter divides among those holding strong political viewpoints.
The list of what we cannot do is massive. Overwhelming, in fact.
But if we fall prey to that kind of thinking, our ability to love each other, to have a positive affect on who and what we CAN change, will be seriously diminished.
The Dhammapda says, “Only love dispels hate.”
The Bible (1 Corinthians 13) says, “…the greatest of these is love.”
Believe it fervently.
We have the most powerful force on earth within us: Love.
And we have Continue reading