Areille - the Lioness of God

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

I Got the Powerrrr!!!

I didn't write this .. though I wish I did. It does portray a lot of what I believe if that holds any value. Pasting a neat forward my Dad sent me ... definitely worth a read!

* The First Secret: The power of Love.
Love begins with our thoughts. We become what we think. Loving
thoughts create loving experiences and loving relationships.
Affirmations can change our beliefs and thoughts about ourselves and
others. If we want to love someone, we need to consider their needs
and desires. Thinking about your ideal partner will help recognize him
or her when you meet.

* The Second Secret: The power of Respect.
You cannot love anyone or anything unless you first respect them. The
first person you need to respect is yourself. To begin to gain
self-respect ask yourself,
"What do I respect about myself? " To gain respect for others, even
those you may dislike, ask yourself, "What do I respect about them?"

* The Third Secret: The power of Giving.
If you want to receive love, all you have to do is give it! The more
love you give, the more you will receive. To love is to give of
yourself, freely and
unconditionally. Practice random acts of kindness. The secret formula
of a happy, lifelong relationship is to always focus on what you can
give instead of you can take.

* The Fourth Secret: The power of Friendship.
To find true love you must first find a true friend. To love someone
completely you must love them for who they are not what they look
like. Friendship is the
soil through which love's seeds grow. If you want to bring love into a
relationship, you must first bring friendship.

* The Fifth Secret: The power of Touch.
Touch is one of the most powerful expressions of love, breaking down
barriers and bonding relationships. Touch changes our physical and
emotional states and
makes us more receptive to love.

* The Sixth Secret: The power of Letting go.
If you love something, let it be free. Even in a loving relationship,
people need their space. If we want to learn to love, we must first
learn to forgive
and let go of past hurts and grievances. Love means letting go of our
fears, prejudices, egos and conditions.

* The Seventh Secret: The power of Communication.
To love someone is to communicate with them. Let the people you love
know; that you love and appreciate them. Never be afraid to say, "I
love you." Never let an opportunity pass to praise and acknowledge
someone. Always leave someone you love with a loving word ... it could
be the last time you see them.

* The Eighth Secret: The power of Commitment.
If you want to have love in abundance, you must be committed to it.
Commitment is the true test of love. If you want to have loving
relationships, you must be committed to loving relationships. When you
are committed to someone or something, quitting is never an option.
Commitment distinguishes a fragile
relationship from a strong, loving one.

* The Ninth Secret: The power of Passion.

Passion ignites love and keeps it alive. Lasting passion does not come
through physical attraction alone. It comes from deep commitment,
enthusiasm, interest and excitement. The essence of love and happiness
are the same, all we need to do is to live each day with passion.

* The Tenth Secret: The power of Trust.
You cannot love someone completely unless you trust them completely.
Act as if your relationship with the person you love will never end.
Trust is essential in
all loving relationships. Trust yourself, trust others and trust the
world. It is the foundation for LOVE.


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