If my attention to the task is unalloyed and undivided, if it is total, I am not thinking about what I am doing.
What were they doing in Carbondale, Illinois, when they wept at the sight of the eclipse? They were celebrating the rule of law.
Like attracts like. If you want love, be love. The ‘one love’ poets sing about? It’s the love you express. There is no other love than that.
Love has no enemies. No favourites, either.
The man who loves his wife but hates his boss does not love his wife. We need to examine this business of divided love, of how we bestow it as if we owned it, because love is not partial, private or personal. The way we relate to the store clerk, to other drivers, to the prostitute at the well, is the way we love.