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Week Six-Two: 3 Things Will Last Forever, 1 is Greatest!


Greatest of these is Love

This month as part of our Master Key Mastermind reading we are reading Scroll 2 of The Greatest Salesman by Og Mandino.  The driving message is to “Greet each day with love in your heart.”  After my daily reading of the scroll I immediately re-read a snippet from a letter St Paul wrote the Corinthian church eons ago.  He said, “Three things will last forever–faith, hope and love–and the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13)  Og Mandino placed love center stage with it being the first skill application message he drives home with his scrolls. He reinforces the critically important roll love has in the marketplace and our lives.  Earlier in the Corinthian letter, Paul gives some specific insight on what love looks like in practical living and working situations.  Check it out:  Love is patient and kind.  Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude.  It does not demand its own way.  It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged.  It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out.  Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful and endures through every circumstance.  (1 Corinthians 13: 4-7) Whew!  Did you get that?  Are you living that?  Can you imagine if we all lived loving like that–what an incredible world it would be.  Indeed faith is also important and will last forever.  Without it it is impossible to please God.  And hope, where would we be without hope?…without it we might as well pack up our marbles and go sit in a corner.  But love–it’s transformative on all fronts and is indeed the greatest of all.  Join me in choosing to let love be our driving force and watch for the greatest ripple effect. All month I’ll be posting ideas and insights related to love so come back again for more…and pass it on to others as an act of love..  Finally, although I can’t physically see you nor you me, imagine if you will that I am looking you straight in your eyes and silently saying, “I love you!”  With you being one of God’s children also on this life journey at this time AND love is the greatest gift I can give, I do!

10 thoughts on “Week Six-Two: 3 Things Will Last Forever, 1 is Greatest!

  1. That is beautiful.

  2. Celeste..I see the sunshine in your eyes… what a beautiful post! I love that passage in Corinthians….By the way I think that video you did was freaking Awesome!!! You got talent girl! give us some more of that!

  3. Beautiful blog post sweetheart! It is indeed wonderful to live and love, be Love that we all are, all are born as, all has within us! It is amazing when a person “wakes up” in this world and realise that he or she IS in fact Love itself! And wow, how many wonderful things we can create with that, through Love & Light. How much understanding and happiness of that present moment we are experiencing! Keep on opening al those magical doors along the way, while following “Your Bliss”:-)
    Love to you!!

    P.S. I totally enjoyed your video with affirmations and that Mickle J’s music behind it:-D

  4. I’m going to turn that like button into a love button! Your posts are always so spot on. Thanks for your wonderful insight. With much love to you Celeste!

  5. You’re blog just makes me smile from ear to ear Celeste. Thank you for sharing my friend

    • Oh how sweet to say Amber. Thanks. I just reread a couple of my posts and I’m glad to say I smiled as well…that’s so much better than saying…”what was I thinking?” (smile). Anyway, stay tuned for more and I’ll look for your messages as well.

  6. Beautiful Being! You Light up the World! And, you do have your groove on! WOWOWOWOWOW!

  7. Celeste, your blogs are so beautiful all ways lights up the World within & without. God has sure made very special person to share the Love with everyone…….

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