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Love Is Not Really One Of Man’s Powers

Posted in books, love, quotes, religion by amoslanka on June 11, 2009

Notice this: that love is not really one of man’s powers. Man cannot achieve love, generate love, wield love, as he does his powers of destruction and creation. When I love someone, it is not something that I have achieved, but something that is happening through me, something that is happening to me as well as to him. To use the old soap-opera cliché seriously, it is something bigger than both of us, infinitely bigger, because wherever love enters this world, God enters.

Frederick Buechner, The Magnificent Defeat

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  1. raquelita said, on June 20, 2009 at 8:45 pm

    amen.


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