Love

Quote 4 2day title logo Blog

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.” ~ C.S Lewis
Related posts:
 

About Steve Rebus

✞Follower of Christ, Husband, Gymgoer, Photographer, Guitarist, Drummer....Oh and i'm also Blind too! 😀

9 Responses to “Love”

  1. Well said..this was a very powerful message..one I hope to keep in mind throughout today and many more :~)

  2. Pastor Roland Ledoux Reply May 29, 2013 at 06:59

    Brother Steve, I have always C. S. Lewis’ writings. What an awesome ambassador for Christ. I especially love this post as the teaching of REAL love is the basis of my whole ministry. Mr. Lewis was so right and I love the part he speaks about a person not wanting to take the chance of a broken heart; “Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness.” A lot of people don’t realize that hate, is not necessarily the opposite of love, but rather selfishness is. A person who only thinks of self does not utilize his (or her) potential to love. Real love is ACTION! What the enemy has tried to do is “rape” the true meaning and put it only into an emotion, a “feeling” and that is the lie most of the world has bought into.
    If we first LOVE in action, in doing as the Apostle James writes, the “feeling” will follow. The world wants the feeling first and then maybe will act! Great post as always brother!!
    God bless, very much!

  3. C.S. Lewis is so amazing! I love this quote of his 🙂

Any thoughts? I'd love to hear from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Into the Light Adventures

By Sandra Js Photography - Make the rest of your life the best of your life.

Thoughts of a Theist

A blog about Apologetics, Philosophy, Theology, and anything else rattling in my mind.

Living like a green olive tree

This blog is about my walk with God and my love for photography. And just random things too.😜

Love Joy Balance

Life is a balance of holding on and letting go. -Rumi

A New Life

Thoughts On Lessons Learned

Perfect Chaos

God's Perfect Purpose in a Chaotic World

TESSEROLOGY

A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES

Tri Fatherhood

The gentle art of balancing marriage, parenting, and triathlon

%d bloggers like this: