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A Love Like That

loves witnessing to Love

Sep 11, 2020


A Sunny Spirit

'A Sunny Spirit'

there is a life
not-living
there is a death
not-dying
let's meet there
"How?"
no way
just say "Yes"
and see
the treasure you sought already
resting inside your hands
now, who in her right mind
could say "No"
to a love like that

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The Divine Love, unlike the human, is deep and vast and silent; one must become quiet and wide to be aware of it and reply to it. He must make it his whole object to be surrendered so that he may become a vessel and instrument - leaving it to the Divine Wisdom and Love to fill him with what is needed. [One] must be prepared to wait and persevere and make his whole life an aspiration and an opening for the one thing only, the Divine.

*Sri Aurobindo. Integral Yoga.

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Divine Love manifests to meet us where we are and take us beyond where we are. We are developmental beings, for the soul has taken on this human journey: soul is a reflection of Spirit embodied in form. And all love is Divine Love relatively, in that the lesser loves rest on Spirit, who is love absolutely, drawing us to Itself through the lesser loves. Hence, any love, even the most limited, is a witness to the supernal Life.

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*(C) Brian K. Wilcox, 2020

*Brian's book, An Ache for Union: Poems on Oneness with God through Love, can be ordered through major online booksellers or the publisher FirstBooks. The book is a collection of poems based on mystical traditions, especially Christian and Sufi, with extensive notes on the teachings and imagery in the poetry.

 

Lotus of the Heart > Path of Spirit > Priority of Divine Love

©Brian Wilcox 2020