ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Love's Burden of Misunderstanding

Updated on June 17, 2013
Kiss of Life from....``ADD``... Source:
Kiss of Life from....``ADD``... Source:

Love’s Burden of Misunderstanding

By Tony DeLorger © 2011

Freedom for a heart is like breath for the living, yet love is often misinterpreted, seen in a state of capture, ownership. Love, of all emotions and experience can never be contained or limited; it is the essence of freedom, the core of selfless and tireless commitment to its own infinite expression. Attempts at containment will always end in loss because love cannot exist in that condition, and as it recedes its nature is replaced by needs and selfish desires. Relationships are therefore doomed and love becomes the casualty.

As simple as love seems it can in no way be underestimated as the mover of mountains and the destroyer of worlds. As an ideal, it is pure and perfect, but in the hands of human experience it can be perverted and the cause of much strife and harm. It is never love the cause but rather response to it by imperfect beings. Nothing of darkness can harm love, it is unbreakable. But as a weapon in the hands of malcontent, love can destroy; its power undeniable.

Loves gentle whisper is like a veil, translucent and fragile, but its resolve is made of the strongest metal, able to withstand time, space, adversity and the minds of evil. Love entreats surrender to its singular ideal, its abandon of all self and the greed and negativity that life can trigger. Its paradigm is simplicity itself, yet difficult in practice. We live in a contentious world where judgement and greed takes subtle forms and entices us to justify our actions with acceptable outcomes. Yet in essence we fail the model by deluding ourselves into believing our own rudimentary logic.

Love is a state of mind, a way to connect with life, to both appreciate our existence and to manifest our expression to all life. Anger, hatred, judgement, greed and malice are symptoms of a lost soul, one who has turned his back on the possibility of love and revealing change and a better life. The pursuit of a loving mind is the only answer to the confusion and pain of a lost life.

Love can only be acceptance to the things we cannot change as well as the things we can. We can only ever do our best, and even if failure seems the result, love always makes a difference, perhaps not now but later. The value is in the giving, without restriction or expectation of response. Love seeks itself and is in a constant state of expansion. It swallow evil whole and transforms it. Love is enduring and complete for those open of heart.

The ideal of love is our greatest asset in life, guiding our hearts to smoother paths and better outcomes. Living by it is a decision that you and I have to make. There is no love in possession, no love in limitation, and no love in jealousy. Love is the freedom of heart to accept ourselves and our loved ones for whom they are and to support their lives as they do what they want to do. Love is to be shared, not pigeonholed, and in its freedom we can transform our lives to the highest of ideals of truth and happiness. Love can only ever be the bird’s eye.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)