There is something in the emotional experience of sympathy, of love, and of friendship, which if we did not enter into we should miss it. Not only should we miss it, but we would not be complete without it.
If we will listen to the heartbeat of each other and humanity, we will hear the great rhythm of the Universe resounding in us.
The friends which our consciousness attracts to us belong to us. Through them the infinite speaks a Divine language.
God-in-me means that there is One infinite Person in all people which unites them in the bonds of love and friendship.
The person who loves others and has a feeling of friendship for them will always make friends because the Law of Life is a law of action and reaction.
If we seek friendship he must affirm that God is in us. God is in everyone we shall ever meet, and we are already one with all the people in God. And then we must accept that because this is true, everyone is one with us in God.
We wish to reap joy, happiness, love, friendship, health, harmony, and success. Could we expect to keep our mind filled with such thoughts for our self unless it were filled with similar thoughts for others? Of course not. We have a right to expect that what we wish for others will be returned to us through others. We have no right to expect that we can reap where we have not sown.
We must not think of people as better or worse. All people are all right if we meet them in an all-right way. We shall call out of every person whom we meet that which is like our objective subjective acceptance of Life.

And So It Is

Center for Spiritual Living in Templeton - Rev. Elizabeth Rowley