Isn’t it amazing no matter how modern and fast-paced living has become, everyone still seeks, speaks, and screams love? In books and films, fine and digital art, political and social messages, social media posts, songs and dramas, science journals, advertisements and everyday conversations, all pertain to an expression of love. It seems lifestyle, technology, and diet can change but never love. However, while it is most revered, it is also most difficult to gain. Many people believe it is hard to love, to open their hearts to someone else, and to accept another’s veneration. The struggle of simply loving is undying.
When we take a look at human history, it always tells a story of achievement. Even today, life seems to be worth living if we have earned a college diploma, booming career, tons of money, and so on. Because we see other people whose achievements are celebrated perpetually, we are convinced life is only meaningful when we can prove ourselves or we have a success story to show. So, either determinedly or unconsciously, we find our meaning in a career, relationship, or possession.
With the easy access of the Internet, TV and other forms of media, every day we witness new talents springing from different parts of the world and instantly getting famous. It gives us the impression as long as we reach the highest note impossible, create a very out-of-the-box artwork or dance like we can bend every single bone of our bodies, we will be the next Internet sensation. There is nothing wrong to be recognized for what we do best but, to believe that our talents are only worth of popularity and acknowledgment is something to deeply and honestly contemplate about.
Spirituality (and other devotions) is a connection to our core, feelings and innocence. In our exploration, it is a call to simply return to ourselves, accept and love our realness so, we can extend such unbounded love to others too. There is nothing to impose.
“I love you if…” Isn’t it a painful way to accept someone’s love when it has a condition or expectation? You can only receive attention, respect and care when you meet the other person’s standard. You might ask, “Do I deserve love only when I reach an expectation?” It is such a lonely and constricting […]
Do you find yourself feeling anxious thinking about your future? Are you regretting the past and worrying about tomorrow? This blog shares a perspective that the thoughts in your mind, especially those generating negative feelings, are just dreams. What does it mean for them to be dreams? Read more to find out.