By Michael Thomas
Love, either its expression or its attempted nullification, plays a daily role in each and every one of our lives. It impacts our interactions with both our friends and strangers, as well as influencing our decisions about what we share, do, and say. It effects our perspective towards new information, and our tolerance for differences. As Erich Fromm said in his international bestseller “The Art of Loving,” love is “an activity, not a passive affect; it is a “standing in,” and not a “falling for.”” Love is inherently bound with responsibility, respect, appreciation, giving, and sharing. Love is an art; meaning one improves through concentration, practice, and an understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses.
Part of respecting and appreciating everything from people to nature is opening yourself to giving it your full attention, your concentration. I find it useful to minimize my conscious thoughts, and allow myself to fully submerge in the moment, the person’s words, and truly internalize what they are telling me; truly connect with them as a fellow human. This helps me then answer as an honest human being.
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