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When we develop our ability to love in one realm, we simultaneously nourish our ability in others, as long as we remain open to the flow of insight and compassion.
C. Joybell C
We all have cracks and tears and shattered glass within our souls. Some have more than others. We do not wish to seek one who has none; but we wish to find the one who can say "look at me, look at this." We wish to find the one who sees every bit of broken glass and who will put those pieces into the palms of our hands and say "please keep them." And we wish to be that kind of person, too. This is how it should be.
The heart is a generous muscle.
When we direct a lot of hostile energy toward the inner critic, we enter into a losing battle.
She gave me peace just by looking at her, which might explain why I looked at her for too long, and with too much intensity in my eyes. The way people never look at people anymore. I wanted her in every sense.
To celebrate someone else’s life, we need to find a way to look at it straight on, not from above with judgment or from below with envy.
N. R. Hart
I don't want perfect I want something real. Something that makes me feel.
But love isn't a career. It isn't a degree you earn or a formula you pull out of a textbook. It's bumpy and blotched and painful and completely irreplaceable. Aren't there times when it might be better to let go? Sometimes the best part of life grows out of what you have no say over.
No connection is always easy or free of strife, no matter how many minutes a day we meditate. It’s how we relate to conflict, as well as to our differing needs and expectations, that makes our relationships sustainable.
Linda Boone; Intimate Life Lessons: developing the intimacy with God you already have.
Real love is sort of like faith. It’s so big, and so divine, we just have no idea how to conceptualize it or put it into words. It’s so much bigger than us, yet it is us. That’s right, we are love. We are magnificent love and light, poured into physical form. We - love - are much like the sun, radiating in a world free of limitations and fear.
Despite I may be surrounded by many friends, there is not one that interests me as much as you do
Julie Anne Long
Love, real love, the kind that you fall in, isn’t like Corinthians. The “suffereth long” and “is kind” nonsense. It’s like the Song of Solomon. It’s jealousy and fire and floods. It’s everything that consumes.
When we do our best to treat others with kindness, it’s often a struggle to determine which actions best express our love and care for ourselves.
Wholehearted acceptance is a basic element of love, starting with love for ourselves, and a gateway to joy. Through the practices of loving kindness and self-compassion, we can learn to love our flawed and imperfect selves. And in those moments of vulnerability, we open our hearts to connect with each other, as well. We are not perfect, but we are enough.
The journey to loving ourselves doesn’t mean we like everything.
God’s desire is to not only have you experience His love, but to totally overwhelm you with His love. To have you experience it to overflowing. To have you sense, feel, taste, and touch His love for you. He really wants you to experience Him!
No matter how far apart we may be, no matter what dreams we may chase after individually, I want you to know that you will always be my first priority. I will always, always love you.
A guy said to a girl he liked; ' I am scared of loving again' The girl responded ; ' the only thing that scares me is living a life of regret, in never chasing that things that once took my breath away
Fellas stop being blinded by the big asses and cute faces. Some men are so concern in having a “bad bitch” where they end up broke, and miserable Becuz their busy trying to impress a bad bitch. A bad bitch will cheat on you a REAL WOMAN gone hold it down take care of her own and chase her goals an educated, strong woman, she’s not concerned about how much money you have although you should be on your shit yourself. STOP GOING FOR A WOMAN THAT ONLY JOB SHE HAS IS WAKING UP TO LOOK GOOD AND POST HER ASS ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND THEN GOING BACK TO SLEEP!
If you wanna capture me, capture me wretched, that's the real me. My brokenness is my beauty. My smile is a brief facade.
If you really loved her, you'd kiss her tears and bumps and bruises the same way you kiss her lips. You'd stand by her side when she's at her absolute worsts and doesn't think she deserves it. Real love is hard and messy and painful. Real love is sticking around when the ugly parts make you want to run away.
No matter what we think we should do, I don’t think you can coerce yourself into loving your neighbor—or your boss—when you can’t stand him. But if you try to understand your feelings of dislike with mindfulness and compassion, being sure not to forget self-compassion, you create the possibility for change.
Love is a commitment to cherish another's heart as if it were your own, it is an adventure to seek into all that creates them, it is laying under the stars and dreaming far and wide, it is seeing fear and grabbing each others to face it anyway, it is allowing another to be themselves with out your consent, it is knowing when darkness fills them you don't carry their burden; you just lighten their load. And if your love isn't as beautiful as this, why have you been loving the wrong one for so long?
Forgiveness is a personal process that doesn’t depend on us having direct contact with the people who have hurt us.
When you truly love someone, be straightforward, open, and fair. Do not look towards any other option, if you do; it means you do not know real love.
Mindfulness won’t ensure you’ll win an argument with your sister. Mindfulness won’t enable you to bypass your feelings of anger or hurt either. But it may help you see the conflict in a new way, one that allows you to break through old patterns.
Unconditional love goes beyond holding on and letting go. Real love is about truth. It's about looking at what's really going on instead of the stories we tell ourselves about it. It's about being able to love someone from afar, when we need to, because we see that closeness turns us into the worst versions of ourselves.
Seth Adam Smith
We simply can’t abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together.
There is no conflict between loving others deeply and living mindfully.
Everything was real, not perfect. And yet that's what had made it so perfect.
Rule #1 always look out for yourself first don't nobody love/care for you like you do.
From our first breath to our last, we’re presented again and again with the opportunity to experience deep, lasting, and trans-formative connection with other beings: to love them and be loved by them; to show them our true natures and to recognize theirs.
Love is a living capacity within us that is always present, even when we don’t sense it.
Journaling is the single most effective tool you may ever find for deeper intimacy with Father God and Jesus. It is a heart-to-heart method of communication with God. For you see, it is God’s desire to intimately commune with you and to have you intimately commune with Him. Journaling facilitates this heart-to-heart communion—it is simply listening to each other’s heart and writing it down. Journaling helps you hear God’s voice. God is speaking to you most of the time. Often you do not differentiate His voice from your own thoughts and therefore do not realize you are actually hearing God’s voice. If you can learn to clearly discern His voice speaking within you, you have found the font of intimacy—the heart of God speaking to you.
When you recognize and reflect on even one good thing about yourself, you are building a bridge to a place of kindness and caring.
Love seems to open and expand us right down to the cellular level, while fear causes us to contract and withdraw into ourselves.
Clinging to our ideas of perfection isolates us from life and is a barrier.
When I reached her, she was a star, pulling me into her orbit
It is awareness of both our shared pain and our longing for happiness that links us to other people and helps us to turn toward them with compassion.
Seth Adam Smith
Real love isn't just a euphoric, spontaneous feeling—it's a deliberate choice—a plan to love each other for better and worse, for richer and poorer, in sickness and in health.
Grief helps us to relinquish the illusion that the past could be different from what it was.
I don't like him. He makes me laugh. It'll wrinkle my face.
Perfection is fragile; interacting with something that seems perfect puts it in peril.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Giving is normal and anybody can give but to sacrifice during giving is the matter!
The wholesome pursuit of excellence feels quite different from perfectionism.
When we feel conflicted about a particular decision or action, our bodies often hold the answer—if we take the time to stop and tune in.
Cultivation of positive emotions, including self-love and self-respect, strengthens our inner resources and opens us to a broader range of thoughts and actions.
Shannon A. Thompson
I knew why love was always described with eternity. A single minute stretched out for lifetimes.
About fireworks? About love. About how we often mistake love for fireworks - for drama and dysfunction. But real love is very quiet, very still. It's boring, if seen from the perspective of high drama. Love is deep and calm - and constant. I imagine you do give Kathy love - in the true sense of the word. Whether or not she is capable of giving it back to you is another question.