If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.— Mother Teresa
Eye-opening Our Love quotations
We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.
To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life.
The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
We shall awaken from our dullness and rise vigorously toward justice.
If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion.
What makes us human is not our mind but our heart, not our ability to think but our ability to love.
Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it.
Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.
I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.”
And in the end, we were all just humans.
..Drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.
We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it.
Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate - thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising.
It is our duty to fight for our freedom.
It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.
If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing.
The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us. When we begin to take the lowest places, to wash the feet of others, to love our brothers with that burning love, that passion which led to the cross, then we can truly say, 'Now I have begun'.
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.
By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.
Not by gain our life is measured, But by what we've lost 'Tis scored;
'Tis not how much wine is drunken But how much has been outpoured. For the strength of love never standeth In the sacrifice we bear; He who has the greatest suffering Ever has the most to share.
Love is our only reason for living and the only purpose of life.
We live for the sake of love, and we live seeking love... it is not surprising that we keep looking for love. All of us are nothing but vibrations of love. We are sustained by love, and in the end we merge back into love.
In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human success, but rather on how much we have loved.
The accidents of life separate us from our dearest friends, but let us not despair. God is like a looking glass in which souls see each other. The more we are united to Him by love, the nearer we are to those who belong to Him.
All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner.
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.
The less we show our love to a woman, Or please her less, and neglect our duty, The more we trap and ruin her surely, In the flattering toils of philandery.
Until we have a passionate love for our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament we shall accomplish nothing.
I don't know how long it has been since my ear has been free from the roll of a drum. It is the music I sleep by, and I love it.... I shall remain here while anyone remains, and do whatever comes to my hand. I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
When routine bites hard, and ambitions are low.
When resentment rides high, but emotion won't grow...and we're changing our ways, taking different roads. Love will tear us apart.
He loves, He hopes, He waits. Our Lord prefers to wait Himself for the sinner for years rather than keep us waiting an instant.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
We must love our neighbor as being made in the image of God and as an object of His love.
I grew up hearing everyone tell me 'God loves you'.
I would say big deal, God loves everybody. That don't make me special! That just proves that God ain't got no taste. And, I don't think He does. Thank God! Because He takes the junk of our lives and makes the most beautiful art.
Jesus didn't wait until we got better to die for us.
He died when we were in our most unlovely state. The person who doesn't deserve love actually needs love more, not less. If you know someone unworthy of love, that's great! You now have a chance to emulate Christ, because the essence of His love is unconditional.
Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment. Take off your clothes. Forget yourself. Make love. Self-destruction is the only way to peace.
What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.
It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe - the creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor - loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss.