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Love and Power: Earthly vs. Spiritual

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

What we call "love" on the earthly level is not love at all. "Love" on the earthly level is about getting something for ourselves - approval, security, attention, understanding, sex, affection. Love on the spiritual level is about giving something to ourselves and others - caring, compassion, understanding, attention, affection. Love on the earthly level is about getting our emptiness filled by things, activities, substances and people. Love on the spiritual level is about learning to fill ourselves internally through connecting with our own essence and with God, receiving the energy of love and compassion from God and sharing it others.

Power on the earthly level is about controlling events and people; power on the spiritual level is about personal empowerment - power within. It includes the power to receive love and wisdom from Spirit, realize our creative potential and manifest our dreams. Spiritual power is the power to remain loving and compassionate in the face of fear.

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. is a noted public speaker, best-selling author, workshop leader, chaplain, and Inner Bonding facilitator. She is the author and co-author of eight books, including the best-selling Do I Have to Give Up Me to be Loved by You?, Healing Your Aloneness, Inner Bonding, as well as Do I Have to Give Up Me to be Loved by God?. She is the co-creator of Inner Bonding, a powerful spiritual healing process. Her Web site offers much information and help with the Inner Bonding process.

Safe Relationship Spaces - Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

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