Have you ever experienced goosebumps simply by the touch of another human being? Does your stomach feel butterflies with the thought of a special person? When you see the smile of your beloved, could you fall to your knees?
Is this passion, lust or love?
What is love? Can you define it, or is love all around?
When asked, “What is love?” For many people, romantic love might be the first thing they think of. This could be the result of the endorphins that take over and start flowing through your body when romantic love presents itself.
Certainly, romantic love is wonderful and real, but love is so much more.
Okay Then, What Is Love?
Love is a magnificent force that connects every human, every living creature, and every molecule to one another.
Artists are inspired by love and wars have been started by those who love and honor their religion. This beautiful video by Neil Donald Walsch, author of Conversations With God, demonstrates how everything is an act of love.
As grand and amazing as love is, when I ask myself, “What is love?” my only response is: love is (leaving it up to personal interpretation).
Where is love?
Love is truly all around. Where do you find your love?
I find love through God, through Spirit, through the vast amazingness of the Universe. I find love through nature; the trees, the ocean, the mountains. I find love in the smallest acts of kindness from a stranger. I find love through music. I find love through laughter.
My belief is that love is all around.
What I know to be true about love is that one must first be willing, open and ready to accept the love that is present in our lives. We must be open to the possibilities that love is all around.
To fully love, you must feel worthy.
How can we open ourselves to love?
We must love ourselves enough and eliminate the feelings of “less than” or thoughts of unworthiness.
Ask yourself— Do I love? What do I love? What actions do I take to love someone or something?
Love starts when you open up and are willing to risk being vulnerable. Sometimes love hurts. You might feel hurt, loss or anger if the thing you love is taken away from you.
During uncertain times, love is truly the answer.
Love Really Is All Around
Love is a powerful force in the world that can be used for good. Love can awaken your dreams.
Love helps you connect with people in a more authentic and vulnerable way.
If you find what brings you joy and are open to receive, suddenly you will discover the love all around and in your life.
There is one thing I know — we have an unlimited supply of love to not only give but receive.
Look around and you will see that love really is all around; contrary to what you see on the news or the multiple stories regarding heartbreak and love lost.
Whatever the question, love is the answer.
— The Dalai Lama
What is love to you? How does love show up in your life? Inspire us in a comment below!