"O Love, O pure deep Love, be here, be now,
Be all – worlds dissolve into your
stainless endless radiance,
Frail living leaves burn with your brighter
than cold stares –
Make me your servant, your breath, your core." - Rumi
What would love do?
Ever asked yourself that question?
See how your day is transformed when you flash yourself awake, before you act.
The next time the phone rings, take a breath, and ask yourself: how would Love answer? Then, let Love answer, no matter who is calling. Love always knows what to say.
What would Love say to the people you meet today: to your family, your friends, to the dog, the bird, the people on the street? The guy who drives you crazy at work? The beggar on the corner? Love is not guilty or dogmatic. Love knows what to do.
Love is not a wimp. Love stands up for justice, for truth, for dignity, and sometimes that means being Fierce. Fierce Love, Fierce Compassion, Fierce Gentleness. Fierce Sensitivity. Don't insult Love with a hallmark imitation. We're talking about the real deal here. Love is able to remain loving, unconditionally, in every circumstance, without exception. That's fierce.
Sound like too much work to be Love all day? Then wait until it's really needed-the moment irritation or anger or fear arises. Stop for a moment before you respond. Look at what it is that's really triggering you. Can you approach this problem with freshness, with aliveness, as it is, not with a big bundle of pre-conceptions that stops you from seeing the other as a real human being, someone who suffers and dreams, just like you?
Before you respond to anyone or anything, ask yourself: what would Love do?
Awaken yourself to Love-in a flash.
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