20 January 2008

Blog Your Blessing : Love

I still believe that LOVE is the most durable power in the world.
Over the centuries men have sought to discover the highest good.

This has been the chief quest of ethical philosophy.
This was one of the big questions of Greek philosophy.
The Epicurean and the Stoics sought to answer it;
Plato and Aristotle sought to answer it.

What is the summon bonum of life?
I think I have an answer America.
I think I have discovered the highest good.
It is LOVE.

This principle stands at the center of the cosmos.

As John says, "God is love."
He who loves is a participant in the being of God.
He who hates does not know God.

From Paul's Letter to American Christians
written by
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute

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SandyCarlson said...

This is wonderful. I will keep these lines in mind forever:

He who loves is a participant in the being of God./He who hates does not know God.

DoubleDeckerBusGuy said...

Fantastic poem... many thanks for sharing it!

Anonymous said...

Truly inspiring. Love encompasses everything.

Blue Panther said...

I could not agree more with the lines. Love is the greatest power on this planet and one that each one of us can wield easily if we choose to do so.

Have a great week ahead.

Anonymous said...

Love conquers all things - a beautiful blessing.

Happy BYB Sunday

kuanyin333 said...

You put this post together with such beauty and LOVE! Happy BYB Sunday!

Susan Demeter said...

Beautiful! Happy BYB Sunday and I hope you have a wonderful week ahead.

hotdogman said...

"Love is all you need."


Paulie said...

LOVE is the substance of all blessings! Glad I came back to see your post. Happy BYB Sunday.

david mcmahon said...

I could not agree with you more ....

CyberCelt said...

@sandy-He was such a magnificent writer and speaker,even if he did turn out to have feet of clay (cheated on his wife).

@matthew-You are most welcome. It seemed fitting for the day.

@tess-Thank you for stopping by.

@neo-You, too, my friend.

@msdemmie-Peace to you.

@kuanyin-I did spend more time on the picture than I should have.

@sue-You, too, girlfriend.

@hotdogman-You always cut right to the meat of things. LOL

@paulie-Thanks for coming back.

@david-Thanks for joining in this BYBS.

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