The Golden Rule, Part 8

LOVE is not work for the weak and timid…

not for those without the courage to grieve, risk, and suffer.

So, how large is my capacity to give even though I am tired, lonely, sick, angry, hurt, or afraid?

How large is my capacity to turn the other cheek?

How large is my capacity to trust people that I have been trained to fear?

How large is my capacity to love those who criticize, ridicule, and slander me?

How large is my capacity to love those who would do me harm?

How large is my capacity to give in a world rife with cynicism, ingratitude, dishonesty, greed, and violence?

How large is my capacity to give in the face of every sobering disillusionment?

How large is my capacity to love the unlovable?

How large is my capacity to give in a world where no good deed goes unpunished?

How large is my capacity to give in a world where a rational and decent person can sincerely ask: “Is being good really in my best interest?” (dup?)

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Frank J Peter View All →

A uniquely burdened and blessed citizen of the world thinking and acting out loud!

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