Candy Paull’s book, The Heart of Abundance: A Simple Guide to Appreciating and Enjoying Life, blessed my heart so much. I couldn’t help myself feel so loved, encouraged and refreshed reading through the pages. And because of that, I wanted to share an excerpt from her book and make it available here– FREE E-BOOK.
NO FEAR IN LOVE
“There is no fear in love…perfect love casts out fear.” 1 John 4:18
Fear believes…there is never enough.
Love believes…there is plenty for everyone.
Fear believes…the worst about people and situations.
Love believes…the best about people and situations.
Fear believes…there is only one right answer.
Love believes…there are many ways to understand something.
Fear believes…you have to change others through manipulation and coercion to get what you want.
Love believes…real change comes from the heart, starting with your own heart.
Fear believes…that things will never change.
Love believes…any situation can be transformed by the power of love.
Fear believes…that everything must be mapped out ahead of time.
Love believes…that you can trust the process.
Fear believes…in negative thinking.
Love believes…in positive choice.
Fear believes…the damage is done.
Love believes…healing can happen.
Fear believes…if you’re not a success by now, you must be a failure.
Love believes…you’re only a failure if you give up on your dreams.
Fear believes…I must do everything with my own strength.
Love believes…there is a Higher Power that wants to help me.
Fear believes…that everything needs to be hyped.
Love believes…in quiet strength and simple faith.
Fear believes…life is cheap.
Live believes…life is precious.
Fear believes…anyone is different is “them.”
Love believes…there is only “us.”
Fear believes…it’s too late.
Love believes…it’s never too late.
Fear believes…the situation is impossible.
Love believes…a solution can be found.
Fear believes…that fifteen minutes of fame makes you important.
Love believes…we are all important.
Fear believes…people are disposable commodities.
Love believes…people are sacred.
Fear believes…in proving your own superiority over others.
Love believes…in honoring the greatness in others.
Fear believes…no one is listening and no ones cares.
Love believes…in prayer.
Fear believes…effort is only justified by outward success.
Love believes…sometimes we need to do something for it’s own sake.
“Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” Willa Cather
“Love from the center of who you are; don’t fake it. Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good. Be good friends who love deeply.” Romans 12:9-10 The Message
“Providence is the care God takes of all existing things.” John of Damascus
“Trust God for great things; with your fives loaves and two fishes, He will show you a way to feed thousands.” Horace Bunshell
If you’d like to quote any one of these lines on Twitter or Facebook, feel free to share with the link to this blog post or candypaull.com. Let’s spread this message that’s feely given! And leave a comment if you got the free e-book. 🙂
FUNNY NOTE: It just so happened that I typed out this excerpt and didn’t know that it was already laid out at Candy Paull’s website (haha).