What is the point of practicing a religion if that practice does not give us the strength to control our desires, ego and anger? What is the point of all those prestigious degrees and name tags, if they do not give us good manners and the self-control to manage our own tongue and emotions?
Love is an elusive state of being that has enchanted, enraptured and tormented many a lover throughout time. This single four-letter word has the power to conquer hearts and minds when shared, or break a heart or two when not given.
Almost every heart is in search of it, and if we do not find it in the ‘significant other’ then our attention goes to our friendships, food, fashion, fads and fragrance as we look hard and fast to quench that thirst. Why is that? Because love is the essence of our being, because in fact we are love.
There was an interesting university study in which students were asked to spend 20 dollars. Half the group were told to spend the money on themselves, and the other half were told to spend it on others. Guess which people felt happier? The ones who spent the money on others were far happier than those who spent it on themselves.