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David Whyte says we can never know in the beginning…

“We can never know in the beginning, in giving ourselves to a person, to a work, to a marriage or to a cause, exactly what kind of love we are involved with. When we demand a certain specific kind of … Continue reading

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Pushkaraj says love doesn’t hurt…

“Love doesn’t hurt.  Expectations do.” – Pushkaraj Shirke

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Denise Roy says an important part of spiritual practice is to learn to let go…

“My trouble is that I think there is a track that things should stay on. I’m hooked to a belief that life should go a certain way. I develop an attachment to Plan A and set up my expectations accordingly. … Continue reading

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Sara Paddison says love them and release them…

“Sincere forgiveness isn’t colored with expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don’t worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time–just like … Continue reading

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Anthon St. Maarten says I have hurled myself off the shores of my own fears and limiting beliefs…

“Like a Columbus of the heart, mind and soul I have hurled myself off the shores of my own fears and limiting beliefs to venture far out into the uncharted territories of my inner truth, in search of what it … Continue reading

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Jane Austen says I come here with no expectations…

“I come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is and always will be yours.” – Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

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Rumi says whenever we can manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations…

“Whenever we can manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven.” – Rumi

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