Where are we going?

In the sphere of material things giving means being rich. Not he who has much, be he who gives much.*
(Erich Fromm)

For as soon as we touch a You, we are touched by a breath of eternal life.**
(Martin Buber)

Love has to be the most amazing thing the universe has produced.

At the end of our lives, it is by love we measure meaningfulness:

“What remains of us is love”.^

And there are literally countless ways of expressing love.

What many of these ways have in common is that they are giving something rather than wanting something.

It has to be my daily experiment.

(*From Erich Fromm’s The Art of Loving.)
(**From Martin Buber’s I and Thou.)
(^Philip Larkin, quoted in gapingvoid’s blog: What lives forever?

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