The beginning of love…

Purplerays

    The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

    • Thomas Merton

            Text and image source: Mystic Path to Cosmic Consciousness https://www.facebook.com/143005819116554/posts/3707200299363737/

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            About Jonathan Caswell

            Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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