Tag: love

Labyrinth

In the 1986 movie, Labyrinth, a girl named Sarah travels through a maze to save her baby brother from the goblin king who wants to turn him into a goblin. The goblin king’s physical labyrinth was actually a maze in that there was many different paths that one could take to get to the center,…


“If people are good only because the fear punishment and hope for a reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.” -Albert Einstein

This is right. True love is unselfish, not dependent on rewards and punishment. If one were to rely upon rewards and punishment, we would be no better than programmed robots.


Before Midnight

Has anyone ever seen the movies “Before Sunrise” and “Before Sunset” with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy in them? I love these movies! They are the first two movies in a trilogy. The third movie is “Before Midnight”. I found “Before Midnight” to be kind of sad. It addressed a lot of good points as…


St. Therese – Life and Death

A famous quote by St. Therese is, “My mission – to make God loved – will begin after my death”. This reminded me of how Hell trembled after the physical death of Jesus on the cross. He defeated death to bring us hope. God loves us. Happy Easter.


Thoughts on Polyamory and Relationships

I have noticed that polyamory is on the rise. I do not agree with involving myself in poly-amorous relationships. I must find my way in life and that way clearly does not involve exploring polyamory. I think that romantic relationships are more of a private thing between two people. Being in a poly-amorous relationship is…


12th Century Latin Lied of Unknown Authorship From Tegernsee Monastery

12th century Latin lied of unknown authorship from Tegernsee monastery:You are mine, I am yoursOf that you may be sureDeep within my heartYou’re safely locked awayBut I have lost the keyAnd there you’ll ever stay.Middle High German original:Dû bist mîn ich bin dîn.des solt dû gewis sîn.dû bist beslozzenin mînem herzen.verlorn ist das sluzzelîn.dû muost…


Meaning of Love By Mr. Rogers

“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” – Fred Rogers I used to like watching his shows when I was kid. He was always just one of…


Love

‘The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them’-Thomas Merton That is one of my favorite things about good relationships, gaining a deeper understanding of the other person and…


Some Words of Love

12th Century Latin Lied of Unknown Authorship From Tegernsee Monastery You are mine, I am yoursOf that you may be sureDeep within my heartYou’re safely locked awayBut I have lost the keyAnd there you’ll ever stay. Semper amemus “Let us always love”  -Latin “This ring is round and hath no end, So is my love…


How To Say I Love You

I’ve found six words from other languages about love that do not have an English equivalent.  1. Mamihlapinatapai  (‘mah-mih-lah-pee-nah-tah-pay) – A look between two people in love that expresses unspoken buy mutual desire. (Fuegian language of Tierra del Fuego) 2. Onsra (uhns-‘rah) – A bittersweet feeling that occurs in those who know their love won’t…