All dear followers and visitors:

I could NOT pass up reblogging this post, as it speaks so very directly and digs deeply into the heart of our critterly journey on this blog since late November of 2011. Please enjoy and learn and laugh and LOVE!

What Is Real True Love?

Truly spiritual paths all meet in the middle - reduced

For those of us who are truly trying to grow spiritually, the question of “who am I to love and how?”—and its inverse, “who am I not to love or not to give my attention and care to and why?”—is likely at the core of how we manifest our spirituality in daily life.

When it comes to how we engage other human beings, the Buddhist ideal and the Christian ideal do not seem to be at odds.

The biggest problem in the world today is that we draw the circle of our family too small. We need to draw it larger every day.” – Mother Teresa

“As man advances in civilization, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the simplest reason would tell each individual that he ought to extend his social instincts and sympathies to all the members of the same nations…

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. willowdot21
    Mar 09, 2012 @ 06:44:59

    Beautiful thank you granbee for sharing so generously.
    PS I shall remove Booty boy if you do not like it. Hugs XXXX

    • granbee
      Mar 09, 2012 @ 07:00:54

      Bless you, dear Willodot for you constancy of encouragement. Yes, I thought this was just too beautiful and too appropos of what I am doing on this Lenten Journey, this criterly journey since last November!

  2. mtsweat
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 19:47:56

    Thanks for sharing this Granbee. This is one of the most faith-probing pieces I’ve encountered in some time. God bless you good friend.

    • granbee
      Mar 10, 2012 @ 23:19:29

      MandT, bless YOU for such a supportive comment. So very pleased you received a faith-building message in this post. I was so honored to have the privilege of sharing this post here!

  3. bardessdmdenton
    Mar 17, 2012 @ 15:18:02

    Such a widening truth…it is too easy to hold our beliefs too close (too insular), much harder but so satisfying to reach out and find out…

    I love the graphic!

    • granbee
      Mar 17, 2012 @ 22:42:12

      Yes, this graphic really sold me on reblogging this post. This “reaching out”, this “connecting and sharing” is so very much at the center of the message in our critterly journey here!

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