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Saturday, 7 December 2013

Defining "LOVE"

The word "LOVE" is used in so many ways to describe so many things.  To define it- in english- is to discover the inadequacy of the English language itself. 

Below is the dictionary definition of "LOVE"

love
lʌv/
noun
noun: love; plural noun: loves
  1. 1.
    a strong feeling of affection.
    "babies fill parents with intense feelings of love"
    synonyms:deep affection, fondness, tenderness, warmth, intimacy, attachment, endearment; More
    devotion, adoration, doting, idolization, worship;
    "his friendship with Helen grew into love"
    "their love for their fellow human beings"
    "he is confident that their love can survive"
    antonyms:hatred
    • a strong feeling of affection and sexual attraction for someone.
      "they were both in love with her"
      synonyms:besotted with, infatuated with, enamoured of, smitten with, passionate about, with a passion for, consumed with desire for; More
      captivated by, bewitched by, enthralled by, entranced by;
      devoted to, doting on;
      informalmad/crazy/nuts/wild/potty about, bowled over by, carrying a torch for
      "I'm in love with Gillian"
    • affectionate greetings conveyed to someone on one's behalf.
      "give her my love"
      synonyms:best wishes, regards, good wishes, greetings, kind/kindest regards, felicitations, salutations, compliments, best, respects More
      "my mother sends her love to you"
    • a formula for ending an affectionate letter.
      "take care, lots of love, Judy"
  2. 2.
    a great interest and pleasure in something.
    "his love for football"
  3. 3.
    a person or thing that one loves.
    "she was the love of his life"
    synonyms:beloved, loved one, love of one's life, dear, dearest, dear one, darling, sweetheart, sweet, sweet one, angel, honey; More
    • Brit.informal
      a friendly form of address.
      "it's all right, love"
    • informal
      used in affectionate requests.
      noun: a love
      "don't fret, there's a love"
  4. 4.
    (in tennis, squash, and some other sports) a score of zero; nil.
    "love fifteen"
verb
verb: love; 3rd person present: loves; past tense: loved; past participle: loved; gerund or present participle: loving
  1. 1.
    feel deep affection or sexual love for (someone).
    "do you love me?"
    synonyms:be in love with, be infatuated with, be smitten with, be besotted with, be passionate about; More
    care very much for, feel deep affection for, hold very dear, adore, think the world of, be devoted to, dote on, cherish, worship, idolize, treasure, prize;
    informalbe mad/crazy/nuts/wild/potty about, have a pash on, carry a torch for
    "I love you, Rory"
    antonyms:hate, loathe, detest
    • like or enjoy very much.
      "I'd love a cup of tea"
      synonyms:like very much, delight in, enjoy greatly, have a passion for, take great pleasure in, derive great pleasure from, have a great liking for, be addicted to, relish, savour; More
      have a weakness for, be partial to, have a soft spot for, have a taste for, be taken with, have a predilection for, have a proclivity for, have a penchant for;
      informalget a kick from/out of, have a thing about/for, be mad for/about, be crazy/nuts/wild/potty about, be hooked on, go a bundle on, get off on, get a buzz from/out of
      "Laura had always loved painting"
Origin
More
Old English lufu, of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit lubhyati ‘desires’, Latin libet ‘it is pleasing’, libido ‘desire’, also by leave2 and lief.

..... Long read, and yet really, does it even remotely define "LOVE"?  Do we even have the proper words to define it?  A little while ago we had this conversation in one of my Skype rooms.  I don't say that the group accurately defined "LOVE", but I do think that the perspectives brought to the table are eye opening and definitely a step towards greater understanding of the word "LOVE".  I wanted to share this conversation with everyone as I think it is a great stepping stone to opening up our hearts to expanding our personal understanding of what "LOVE" is.

As you read in the opening comment that began this discussion of "LOVE", the conversation started on the topic of Sex.  I will be writing more on this later today ;>) .... Stay Tuned!



N: Now I have a really tough question.... Define love, in your own words and from your heart.

 R: Putting words on that one is tricky, Nick. Yes, unconditionally, certainly, but to describe it any more, particularly how I feel when I think I am there, I have no words that are adequate for that.
 A: when the knowing IS in harmony with the DOing the answer IS self evident

 N: But the definition is ever elusive....

A: As many answers as there are individuations of the whole

R: and the words carry different meanings and connotations for each individual facet of Eternal Essence that reads or hears them...

A: languge interferes with the intention as it IS limited
 

A: Love IS all there IS, as everything in existence can BE reduced or expanded to LOVE

N: That may be one of the most insightful things I have seen, R. Thanks. IMO, in other words, it may just be undefinable.

 N: Using English.

 R: In terms of language, I don't think you will find a single definition that works for everyone, particularly written language, where all you have is the words themselves.

J: if it was expressable it would not be allowed to be expressed without the capability of the perceiver to perceive it therefore it remain hidden

N: Seems a bit of an oversight. Build an entire language without the coherency of concept to express something as profound as love.  J, why then are all of the other range of emotions so easy to define?

N: In english

 A: math BEing a universal language of expression

 R: Hmm. I'm not so sure it is "an oversight" so much as a function the limitations of abstract communication and the veil within our consciousness...

 R: Are the other emotions so easy to define?

 J: because each are  of singular nature N,  Love represents  all emotions + and -  combined with the
science of them as well LOVE is the COmplete unification of all things perceieve or not eyet percieved

 R: Which is why it defies definition in language...

 A: math IS the only way to express INFINITE

 N: The emotions that come to mind at a quick thought are actually quite easy to define.

 N: Infinity as a mathematical symbol? Infinity as a non-repeating irrational number such as Pi?

 R: And yet, when you come down to the details of it, what you may see as anger, another might see as frustration, or desparation...

 A: Pi Phi Tau

 R: It's that darn perception thing... *chuckle*

 K: N wrote:
> For anyone to chime in.We have talked about sex a bit. Now I have a really tough question.... Define love, in your own words and from your heart.<
For me, Love is an emotion, vibration and frequency. Words are inadequate to describe the feeling. It comes up from the heart and brings tears to the eyes, a tightness in the throat and a sense of lightness of BEing. Its a floaty euphoric joyful feeling.

R: A, perhaps that origin of language is why getting a solid definition of something like love is such a tricky undertaking...

 R: Nice, K! :)

 K: Our natural organic communication is telepathic: Language was a tool of division

 R: Direct thought communication, without re-presentation of them through words, would be a lot less prone to misinterpretation...

 K: EXACTLY

 A: agreed KK

 A: unconditional....IS another form of infinite

 J: i woul suggest that telepathy is the next step  upon the learning  curve of expression, perhaps beyond telepathy is geometry  and beyond that  colour hue  and beyond that  magnetic resosance etc

 J: In terms of the limits of language, the closest description of LOVE to this heart, is annagram....Luminnous Observance Vibrational Energetics

 K: Beautiful Arthur (inlove)

 A: LOVE IS (heart)

 K: It is the creation vibration/frequency. All things are constructed of it

 A: My task IS to interpert all data received and emit an emotional response back to the ONE of my individuated experience of the whole

 K: Ad infinitum

 K: Emotions are the keys to opt out of the Matrix

 A: Energy in motion

 A: If LIGHT IS LOVE then I see LOVE BEing the cumulation of all frequencies of the colour spectrum....each colour making up the WHOLE

  J: thestillness of the SPEED of them is the access point, where they are dead  there in is the LIFE, that is where mircles/creation eminate from

 A: If LOVE IS sound then I see LOVE as all the notes of the sonic scale

 A: (heart)LOVE YOU ALL (heart)

 O: (heart) LOVE TO ALL INBODYMENTS (heart)

 G: LOVE IS A FORCEFIELD

 D: [Saturday, November 30, 2013 5:02 PM] N:

<<< For anyone to chime in.We have talked about sex a bit. Now I have a really tough question.... Define love, in your own words and from your heart.
It seems that it is one of the most important concepts spoken about here but I am finding confusion in my own heart.

Love is harmonious vibrations, absent the discordant frequencies that represent the duality we created.  At least that is my opinion and experience.
When people who have harmonious vibes get together Love is the way those frequencies are expressed.

 R : [Saturday, November 30, 2013 5:03 PM] N:

<<< For anyone to chime in.We have talked about sex a bit. Now I have a really tough question.... Define love, in your own words and from your heart.  N- Love is not an emotion it IS a STATE of BEing as is Joy. Happiness is the emtion, Harmony is the state resultant from LOVE.

 R: I agree D, about the frequency midulation of the State of Love. It is a vibratory experience. indescribable in words language is totally inadequate to define something that is indefinable. it just IS. as Ed would say- "Love Love Love.


 M:  <<< Seems a bit of an oversight. Build an entire language without the coherency of concept to express something as profound as love....just-ta-chime>in here - on my way through today´s transmissions - To give "Love" or "God" a  truly adequate "name" or "word" is NOT possible for our limited potential and perspective to express ourselves from - only ALL BEings expressing themSelves at ONEce - with all that they iS - would even come close to the "real name" of what we´ve so clumsily named "God" and "Love" ...we canNOT "make" our maker - our author - authority.... ;)

T:  M:

<<< Build an entire language without the coherency of concept        Greek. Known as "The Four Loves"

        Eros (érōs): Romantic love (in ancient Greek, desire). Sometimes this is also equated with "lust", and linked to the word 'erotic'.

        Philia (philía): Friendship, Love (but especially "platonic").

        Agape (agápē): Divine, unconditional love. Sometimes Christians will refer to this love that they receive from God and have for each other.

        Storge (storgē) Natural affection. (As a mother/father has for their children, or we should have as humans for each other).


 N: In site of probably pissing T off, .....
>>>a  truly adequate "name" or "word" is NOT possible for our limited potential and perspective <<<

M quote.
There is no limit on our potential. Only the limits we place on ourselves.


 J: LOVE is the highest possible energetic expression in all creation and non-creation. It is the totality of all that BE, manifest, or unmanifest, and while it does contain within it expressions of its own duality (fear, and all its subcategories of LOVE not yet fully aware of itself as such) it; LOVE, LIFE, ABSOLUTE...has NO opposite, as it is ALL. and ALL is ONE. That's what I've gathered so far  from this little observation station in the universe...

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