Wisdom from Paul Helfrich
Love has inspired countless generations of poets, composers, and artists throughout history. It’s universal to the human experience, and yet can be hard to define. For love has many different expressions, meanings, and contexts.
There is the emotion of love. We may express feelings of love for our self, others, or Spirit. There is also the love of art, or of knowledge.
Then there is “God’s love”- the divine, loving, creative subjectivity – which can also be called value fulfillment, because it promotes the maximum development for each individual in relation to All That Is. It provides the impetus toward all creative action in physical and nonphysical terms.
In this way, individual growth, creativity, and happiness are innately nurtured by every Aspect of All That Is in a joint cooperative effort for the maximum benefit of one and all. This is one way to express divine love, one that transcends yet includes human love.
When it comes to expressions of human love, most are natural acts of altruism and compassion for others based on mutual well-being. Random acts of kindness by strangers – good Samaritans – are a fine example. But underneath that lies a divine love that serves as the foundation for them all….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Paul is a multidisciplinary educator, researcher and writer, as well as the author of the book Seth: The Ultimate Guide.
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