ERICH FROMM ~ THE ART OF LOVING

~ ILAA? ~ Is Love An Art?

~ PTTTLIS-BTTFTROTL-OTBLB-ID ~ People Think That To Love Is Simple – But That To Find The Right Object To Love – Or To Be Loved By – Is Difficult

ISOTDSCFL-AEEICTBMITL-SPMP ~ In Spite Of The Deep-Seated Craving For Love – Almost Everything Else Is Considered To Be More Important Than Love – Success, Prestige, Money, Power

~ L-TATTPOHE ~ Love – The Answer To The Problem Of Human Existence

~ TEOSAA-III-TSOAA ~ The Experience Of Separateness Arouses Anxiety – It Is Indeed The Source Of All Anxiety

~ MPANEAOTNTC ~ Most People Are Not Even Aware Of Their Need To Conform

~ WL-HCNEFA ~ Without Love – Humanity Could Not Exist For A Day

~ ICTSU-MLIUUTCOPOIOI ~ In Contract To Symbiotic Union – Mature Love Is Union Under The Condition Of Preserving One’s Integrity, One’s Individuality

~ IL-TPOTTBBOAYRT ~ In Love – The Paradox Occurs That Two Beings Become One And Yet Remain Two

~ LITACFTLATGOTWWL-WTACIL-TINL ~ Love Is The Active Concern For The Life And The Growth Of That Which We Love – Where This Active Concern Is Lacking – There Is No Love

~ OLTFWOL-AOLFTWOL ~ One Loves That For Which One Labors – And One Labors For That Which One Loves

~ CRR&KAMI ~ Care, Responsibility, Respect And Knowledge Are Mutually Interdependent

~ BODNSTLIAA-APOTS-OBTATINTFITRO-ATEGBIA ~ Because One Does Not See That Love Is An Activity – A Power Of The Soul – One Believes That All That Is Necessary To Find Is The Right Object – And That Everything Goes By Itself Afterward

~ IITLOP-ILAP-ILTW-ILL ~ If I Truly Love One Person – I Love All Persons – I Love The World – I Love Life

~ TLSINJASF-IIAD-IIAJ-IIAP ~ To Love Somebody Is Not Just A Strong Feeling – It Is A Decision – It Is A Judgment – It Is A Promise

~ LOOALOOANA ~ Love Of Others And Love Of Ourselves Are Not Alternatives

~ S&SL-FFBI-AAO ~ Selfishness And Self-Love – Far From Being Identical – Are Actually Opposites

~ TUR-TUO-CBCIWOIT ~ The Ultimate Reality – The Ultimate One – Cannot Be Caught In Words Or In Thoughts

~ TIOOPFTPOL-TDOTRATAASIEPC-TITFBWLIR ~ There Is Only One Proof For The Presence Of Love – The Depth Of The Relationship And The Aliveness And Strength In Each Person Concerned – This Is The Fruit By Which Love Is Recognized

~ TMCFTAOLITOOON ~ The Main Condition For The Achievement Of Love Is The Overcoming Of One’s Narcissism

~ LBDOTRAON-IRTDOHOAR ~ Love Being Dependent On The Relative Absence Of Narcissism – It Requires The Development Of Humility, Objectivity And Reason – One’s Whole Life Must Be Devoted To This Aim

~ IIWTLTAOL-IMSFOIES-ABSTTSWIANO ~ If I Want To Learn The Art Of Loving – I Must Strive For Objectivity In Every Situation – And Become Sensitive To The Situations Where I Am Not Objective

~ WMIRTL-ITFIOOL-IIATPLIO-AIIR ~ What Matters In Relation To Love – Is The Faith In One’s Own Love – In Its Ability To Produce Love In Others – And In Its Reliability – To Have Faith Requires Courage, The Ability To Take A Risk, The Readiness Even To Accept Pain And Disappointment

~ THFITPOLAASANOEIP-IARFBOTIITVNOM ~ To Have Faith In The Possibility Of Love As A Social And Not Only Exceptional-Individual Phenomenon, Is A Rational Faith Based On The Insight Into The Very Nature Of Man

AMY WILKINSON ~ THE CREATOR’S CODE

~ FTG ~ Find The Gap

~ BSA-CSOTODS ~ By Staying Alert – Creators Spot Opportunities That Others Don’t See

~ TIAD ~ Transplanting Ideas Across Divides

~ DANWF ~ Designing A New Way Forward

~ MDC ~ Merging Disparate Concepts

~ DTD ~ Drive The Daylight

~ CFOTF-KTWTG-TEGF ~ Creators Focus On The Future – Knowing That Where They Go – Their Eyes Go First

~ STE ~ Scan The Edges

~ AN ~ Avoid Nostalgia

~ FTOL ~ Fly The Ooda Loop

~ CCUTA ~ Creators Continuously Update Their Assumptions

~ FW ~ Fail Wisely

~ CUTEASOSFIETACM ~ Creators Understand That Experiencing A Series Of Small Failures Is Essential To Avoiding Catastrophic Mistakes

~ SFR ~ Set Failure Ratios

~ PSBTTI ~ Place Small Bets To Test Ideas

~ DR ~ Develop Resilience

~ TSIS ~ Turn Setbacks Into Successes

~ NM ~ Network Minds

~ CBTTBODI ~ Creators Bring Together The Brainpower Of Diverse Individuals

~ FFT ~ Foster Flash Teams

~ HPC ~ Hold Prize Competitions

~ BWRG ~ Build Work-Related Games

~ GSG ~ Gift Small Goods

~ CUGBHO ~ Creators Unleash Generosity By Helping Others

~ IAITAIW-GMCMP ~ In An Increasingly Transparent And Interconnected World – Generosity Makes Creators More Productive

~ NTI ~ Novelty Through Integration

~ TIOC ~ The Itch Of Curiosity

~ TCMITIC ~ The Creator’s Most Important Tool Is Curiosity

~ FOTH ~ Focus On The Horizon

~ MTRA ~ Map The Road Ahead

~ BETP ~ Believe Enough To Persist

~ Y…A ~ Yes…And

~ TSIS ~ Turn Setbacks Into Strength

~ WWD-EIYA? ~ What’s Worth Doing – Even If You’re Afraid?

~ AYSYTPYBI? ~ Are You Spending Your Time Pursuing Your Best Idea?

~ ITDI-HWT-WPWBTAP-ATSWTTTDC-T-WC-ULBR ~ It’s The Difference In – How We Think – What Perspectives We Bring To A Problem – And The Steps We Take To Tackle Difficult Challenges – That – When Combined – Unlock Breakthrough Results

~ CNMTTVP ~ Creators Network Minds To Tap Varied Perspectives

~ CTC ~ Create The Commons

~ TPOWTG ~ The Pain Is Worth The Gain

~ FFT ~ Foster Flash Teams

~ FT-CTQ-GTW-TD ~ Flash Teams – Come Together Quickly – Go To Work – Then Disband

~ CPC-POPAITDMTSC ~ Catalyse Prize Competitions – Prizes Often Provide An Incentive That Draws Minds To Solve Challenges

~ GW ~ Gamify Work

~ TSP ~ T-Shaped People

~ AGFG ~ A Gift For Gifts

~ CIC ~ Cooperation Is Contagious

~ TSFE ~ The Snuggle For Existence

~ TPOS- CTSSUTP ~ The Power Of Six – Combining The Six Skills Unleashes Tremendous Possibilities

~ BIY-BIYI ~ Believing In Yourself – Believing In Your Idea

~ TPITIWBE-BIWBWI ~ The Promise Isn’t That It Will Be Easy – But That It Will Be Worth It

~ CIABAAOF-ACTADOTF ~ Creation Is At Bottom An Act Of Faith – A Commitment To A Dream Of The Future

~ OYCSTTPTIYABOOTWC ~ Only You Can Seize The Tremendous Power That Is Yours And Become One Of The World’s Creators

ROBERT HOLDEN ~ TRUE LOVE CHECKLIST – IS THIS LOVE – OR… ~ LOVEABILITY

ROBERT HOLDEN ~ TRUE LOVE CHECKLIST – IS THIS LOVE – OR… ~ LOVEABILITY

~ F? ~ Fear?

~ D? ~ Dependency?

~ DIHAA? ~ Do I Have An Agenda?

~ AITTGS? ~ Am I Trying To Get Something?

~ AIIS? ~ Am I In Sacrifice?

~ AIIAR? ~ Am I In A Role?

~ AITTCTPTIL? ~ Am I Trying To Change The Person That I Love?

~ AITTCTP? ~ Am I Trying To Control This Person?

~ AITTGH? ~ Am I Trying To Get Hurt?

ROBERT HOLDEN ~ LOVEABILITY ~ KNOWING HOW TO LOVE AND BE LOVED

~ LIAIJH-TGOTJINTFL-IITKL-THEIYA-L ~ Love Is An Inner Journey Home – The Goal Of This Journey Is Not To Find Love – It Is To Know Love – This Knowledge Exists In You Already – Loveability

~ LCBD-B-ICBR ~ Love Cannot Be Defined – But – It Can Be Recognized

~ SAITBALPITWITFRSOLP ~ Setting An Intention To Be A Loving Presence In This World Is The First Real Step On Love’s Path

~ TDTBTPOLITMPIYCHIASIYLAITW ~ The Decision To Be The Presence Of Love Is The Most Powerful Influence You Can Have In Any Situation In Your Life And In This World

~ WIEPIRASOALOL? ~ What If Every Problem Is Really A Symptom Of A Lack Of Love?

~ YCTLYAIHMYLYBLBO ~ Your Capacity To Love Yourself Also Influences How Much You Let Yourself Be Loved By Others

~ WYFL-YDNTPOAPITWL-NDYSIARIOTDLI ~ When You Feel Lovable – You Don’t Need To Put On A Pleasing Image To Win Love – Nor Do You Slip Into A Role In Order To Deserve Love – You Let Love In

~ WYDFLIBYAJY ~ Whenever You Don’t Feel Loveable It’s Because You Are Judging Yourself

~ WYSJY-THOGJOWAS ~ When You Stop Judging Yourself – The Habit Of Gratuitously Judging Others Will Also Stop

~ MCAFOMMAL-WWL-BNU ~ Most Childhoods Are Full Of Mixed Messages About Love – We Were Loved – But Not Unconditionally

~ TBF-‘IANL’-CPIOISMW ~ The Basic Fear – “I Am Not Loveable” – Can Play Itself Out In So Many Ways

~ WSLYONHNBOHLYRA ~ Whether Someone Loves You Or Not Has No Bearing On How Loveable You Really Are

~ YCOBHBBYPIYUITRYITP ~ You Can Only Be Held Back By Your Past If You Use It To Reject Yourself In The Present

~ LINAA-OOTJORFATLITWCBBORSIEOC ~ Love Is Not An Act – One Of The Joys Of Real Friendship And True Love Is That We Can Both Be Our Real Selves In Each Other’s Company

~ LINAB-LINFS-S-TINAPTPWRL ~ Love Is Not A Bargain – Love Is Not For Sale – Similarly – There Is Not A Price To Pay When Receiving Love

~ LINI-LOEBE-BLREAE ~ Love Is Not Idolatry – Love Only Exists Between Equals – Because Love Recognizes Everyone As Equals

~ LINS-LIPD-IIMD-LISD ~ Love Is Not Selfish – Lust Is Physical Desire – Infatuation Is Mental Desire – Love Is Spiritual Desire

~ WYBTARIWYE-YTYRWYWYG-IIWYIAYIWE ~ What Your Bring To A Relationship Is What You Experience – You Take Your Relationship With You Wherever You Go – It Is With You In All Your Interactions With Everyone

~ WYTSIMIAR-IIPY ~ When You Think Something Is Missing In A Relationship – It Is Probably You

~ NOCLYMTYLYAGAWI ~ No One Can Love You More Than You Love Yourself And Get Away With It

~ WPDLT-TAOONLTE ~ When People Don’t Love Themselves – They Accuse Others Of Not Loving Them Either

~ FSACAEAEOLOACFL-ECIACFLATF ~ Forgiveness Sees All Communication As Either An Expression Of Love Or A Call For Love – Every Conflict Is A Call For Love According To Forgiveness

~ FITPBWYLLRAG ~ Forgiveness Is The Process By Which You Let Love Replace All Grievances

~ TFSIFAGITLYG-IYDLYGP-TINETTG ~ The First Step In Forgiving A Grievance Is To Let Yourself Grieve – If You Don’t Let Yourself Grieve Properly – There Is No End To The Grieving

~ ETTBOCTGHBYTYKCT-YSHTMRAW-NITMTCOLATHYSTTMR ~ Even Though The Burden Of Carrying These Grievances Has Brought You To Your Knees Countless Times – You Still Hope They Might Right A Wrong – Now Is The Moment To Call On Love’s Awareness To Help You See Through This Miserable Righteousness

~ YCHOTAGAFTLTIYTN ~ You Cannot Hold On To A Grievance And Feel The Love That Is Your True Nature

~ GAMOF-WYHOTG-YTIDBF ~ Grievances Are Made Of Fear – When You Hold On To Grievances – Your Thinking Is Dominated By Fear

~ GANAS-NAOACTP ~ Grievances Are Not A Solution – No Amount Of Anger Changes The Past

~ BGFWHAOA-TTMOFGWGYP ~ Being Guilty Forever Won’t Heal Anything Or Anyone – Trying To Make Others Feel Guilty Won’t Give You Peace

~ GHYB-WYDNHIYPWSUIYPRAITLYLN ~ Grievances Hold You Back – What You Do Not Heal In Your Past Will Show Up In Your Present Relationships And In The Life You Live Now

~ IDMHOYCYCOYL-TSWBTSUYF ~ It Doesn’t Matter How Often You Change Your Cast Or Your Location – The Story Will Be The Same Until You Forgive

~ WF-TPCTUAAMAYWRYH ~ Without Forgiveness – The Past Can Turn Up At Any Moment And You Will Repeat Your History

~ GDMYH-YCCTCAGAHTBH ~ Grievances Don’t Make You Happy – You Can’t Continue To Carry A Grievance And Hope To Be Happy

~ YHTATEGHAED ~ You Have To Accept That Every Grievance Has An Expiration Date

~ ITSTSTLCSTW-BWHTIY ~ It’s Too Soon To Say That Love Can’t Save The World – Because We Haven’t Tried It Yet

~ NOTE ~ when I read a book, I like to underline the good bits