Blog posts about ’love’

How wonderful life is while you're in the world

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on thursday 9 april 2015

Sunflower by Kay82



Picture this. You’re meeting up with a loved one who you haven’t seen in a long while. Your heart starts to swell and deep inside you feel a warm glowing sensation. Then you wrap your arms around this person, and feel the same happening to her/him. Does this ring a bell? Are you absorbed by feelings of love in this way?



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He who comes from the land of plenty

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on monday 16 march 2015

Fat Kookaburra by Jake Williamson



How much do you give? And how much do you receive in return? Is it balanced? For many years, there was no balance in this for me. Nowadays, I have a different approach to giving and receiving. It’s more balanced. I’ve written a fable about how this works. Fables, that’s kids’ stuff, isn’t it? Hmm, I invite you to read this fable. And I wonder how it makes you feel.



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Ode to self-denial

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 4 february 2015

Field At Sunset by Andreas Krappweis



Self-denial is probably the cruellest pain we can inflict upon ourselves. And although it is born of ignorance, there will come a day in our lives upon which we are granted the opportunity to emerge from the shadows of our soul and rise up in the light of our highest calling. I too have experienced the trials of self-denial, and I too have suffered and risen above it all. Therefore, witness my story of self-denial in this here sonnet.


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Why God doesn't exist

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 4 february 2015

Marbles by Diane Miller



Consider this for a moment. Our Earth is located in the solar system, which is located in the Milky Way, which is located in the Universe, which is located in the Cosmos. And then? What lies beyond the Cosmos? And where does that end? Hang on, where there’s an end there’s a beginning. Oh right, I can see it now: there are two little boys playing marbles in the backyard. One of their marbles is our Cosmos. The time needed for that one marble to bump into another marble is a few seconds. Speaking in terms of the boys’ planet, that is. Converted to Earth time: umpteen billion light years.


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Comfort us in these difficult times

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 4 february 2015

Heaven Is My Home by Leroy Skalstad



“Oh, dear Mary Magdalene, guide us, the disturbed, so we may envision life’s divine purpose once more.


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