A Meditation on Faith: The Golden Rule, Part XIII

LOVE… forever anguished by its limitations…

… by the realization that sometimes one good must be sacrificed for the sake of another.

… by the realization that one cannot love everybody one wants to love.

… by the realization that one cannot love everyone who needs to be loved.

… by the realization that some sufferings really are beyond the reach of all the love and care in the world.

Next Meditation: The Golden Rule, Part XIV

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One thought on “A Meditation on Faith: The Golden Rule, Part XIII

  1. Ah yes, the limitations of love. Decades ago I said to myself there would be three things I would no longer engage: faith, hope and love. I found them insubstantial, weak, unproductive. Love is a big thing on this world; it means a whole lot of things to a whole lot of different people but in the end love changes nothing. Seems to me that as a concept it has no sustaining power (yes, exceptions noted and accepted). What would I replace it with that would not leave me empty, or staring up a brick wall? Compassion. That took care of it.

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