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love in its simplest form

Love means different things to different people. It is not a black and white entity but a feeling that is shaped by our nurturing and our own internal set of standards. It often includes expectations and criteria that we use to define it and to know when we think we are experiencing it.

In its simplest form however I think that love should about respecting the other person and doing for them the kinds of things we would like to see done for us. It’s about being happy with our own insides and not needing the other person but wanting them in our lives because they enrich it. If both partners strive to care for the other with little expectation in return the formula works.

Love includes self sacrifice, discomfort and tolerating human behaviour that is often less than exemplary because we are naturally flawed by our very natures.

When you know you have the real thing you should hold on for dear life to it. It’s just not an easy commodity to find.

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  1. I share your thoughts. I do my best to follow the Ten Commandments, especially the two main commandments but I do have my own views on organized groups.
    I do hope at some point to get to church while dressed. I am sure that God accepts me regardless of how I am dressed or, even if I am dressed at all, and I am confident that other church goers would afford me the dignity that I would afford to them.

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