Love, Fear, and Gratitude – Guest Post by Tina Frisco…

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What is love? Not romantic love, but the essence of love, pure and unadulterated. Pure love lightens and enlightens. But what is it? In truth, love can’t be defined; we can only talk around it. In attempting to de-fine it, we con-fine it and thus lose it. Love simply is. And love is our true nature.

What is the opposite of love? Many would say hate. Seems logical, right? When we’re not sitting in love, expanded and with an open heart, we’re struggling to keep our heads above the quicksand of raw emotion. Truth is: the opposite of love is fear. All that isn’t love stems from fear. Love and fear are our primeval baseline emotions.

So what is this seemingly ubiquitous, all-consuming emotion we call fear? When we constrict – when our hearts close, our muscles tighten, our thoughts ricochet, our spirits dim – we sit in…

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15 thoughts on “Love, Fear, and Gratitude – Guest Post by Tina Frisco…

  1. The American heath and social care system appears to be a confusing mix that I fail to understand. There are so many examples of workable systems around the world that they could adapt to their needs, but it seems the big pharmaceutical lobby has a stranglehold on the providers.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Hahaha that reminds me of a song that was out when I was very small ‘We’re coming to take you away ha ha hee hee ho ho ha ha’ Too many ha ha’s and ho ho’s – not enough hee hee’s for my liking :0)

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