Monday, 13 February 2017
As I was returning from a shopping expedition the other day I saw a couple seated at the tram stop.
The man was obviously distressed and was ranting at the top of his voice.
His girlfriend's face was contorted with a look of such suffering that it touched my heart.
My first reaction was fear.
Everyone was avoiding them and hurrying by.
I did not stop at the time.
But later that evening I remembered them.
I overcame my fear and opened my heart in prayer.
To my surprise my thoughts of them were surrounded by feelings of warmth and love.
I prayed for them over the next few days.
This experience confirmed for me that it is fear that stops us from loving.
When I overcame my fear I was surrounded with Love.
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