This article touched my soul deeply. I highlighted my favorite lines. Author is unknown. But maybe He/she is a genius or something. Or maybe just a simple loving person. or maybe a fellow who is crazy in love. or maybe just someone who experienced love at its best.
Oh well, Oh life, Oh love.
HOMILY OF LOVE
When you think of your past love, you may view it as a failure. However, when you find a new love, you may view it as a teacher.
In the game of love, it does not really matter who won or who lost. What is important is you know when to hold on and when to let go.
You know you really love someone when you want him or her to be happy.
Even if it means you’re not a part of it.
Everything happens for the best. If the person you love does not love you back, do not be afraid to love someone again, for you’ll never know unless you give it a try.
You will never love a person unless you risk for love. Love strives in hurting. If you do not get hurt, you do not learn how to love. Love does not hurt all the time. However, the hurting is still there to test you, to help you grow.
Do not find love, let love find you. That is why it is called falling in love because you do not force yourself to fall. You just fall. You cannot finish a book without closing its chapters.
If you want to go on, then you have to leave the past as you turn the pages. Love is not destroyed by a single failure or won by a single caress. It’s a lifetime venture in which we are always learning, discovering and growing.
The greatest irony of love is letting go when you need to hold on and holding on when you need to let go. We lost someone we love when we are destined to find someone elsewho can love us even more than we can love ourselves.
On falling in love, take some time to heal and then get back on the horse. Nevertheless, do not ever make the same mistakes of riding the same one who threw you the first time.
To love is to risk rejection; to love is to risk dying, to hope is to risk failure. However, a risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is risking nothing! To reach for another is to risk involvement, to expose your feelings is to expose true self: to love is to risk not to be loved in return.
How to define love: fall but not stumble, be constant, but not too persistent, share and never be unfair, understand and try not to demand, hurt but never keep the pain.
Love is like a knife. It can stab the heart or it can carve wonderful images into the soul that always last for a lifetime.
Love is supposed to be the most wonderful feeling. It should inspire you and give you joy and strength. However, sometimes the things that give you joy can also hurt in the end.
Loving people means giving them the freedom that they choose to be and where they choose to be. For all the heartaches and the tears, for gloomy days and fruitless years, you should give thanks, for you know, that these were the things that helped you grow.
Loving someone means giving him the freedom to find his way, whether it leads towards you or away from you. Love is painful risk to take but the risk must be taken no matter how scary or painful, for only then you will experience the fullness of humanity and that is love. Only love can hurt your heart, fill you with desire and tear you apart. Only love can make you cry and only love knows why.
If you’re not ready to cry, if you’re not ready to take the risk, if you’re not ready to feel the pain, then you’re not ready to fall in love. There was a time in our lives when we became afraid to fall in love coz everytime we do, we get hurt, then I figured that it is called falling in love.
Whatever happened, don’t give up! It is just a trial. After all God will not give you a trial that you can’t handle.
Have faith in yourself and cheer up. No matter what happens.
When you decide to love, allow it to grow. When you promise to love refuse to let it die.
* I almost cried when I read this. It was beautiful. Love is beautiful.