How To Love God
To love God in the most practical way is to love
our fellow beings. If we
feel for others in the same way as we feel for our own
dear ones, we love God.
If, instead of seeing faults in others, we look within
ourselves, we are
If, instead of robbing others to help ourselves, we rob
ourselves to help
others, we are loving God.
If we suffer in the sufferings of others and feel happy
in the happiness
of others, we are loving God.
If, instead of worrying over our own misfortunes, we
think of ourselves
more fortunate than many many others, we are loving God.
If we endure our lot with patience and contentment, accepting
it as His
Will, we are loving God.
If we understand and feel that the greatest act of devotion
to God is not to hurt or harm any of His beings, we are
To love God as He ought to be loved, we must live for
God and die for
God, knowing that the goal of life is to Love God, and
find Him as our
given by Meher Baba at Darshan Hours, September 12th,
1954, Ahmednagar, India
cited in T. K. Ramanjuam, Much Love, Avatar
Meher Baba Information, Madras, 1994, p. 385
page uploaded 6 November 1998
modified 30 June 1999