The Feeling Of Love, The Actions Of Love

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The Feeling Of Love, The Actions Of Love
Discover why some seemingly loving actions are controlling rather than loving.

Many people act loving without feeling loving, such as doing charity work because you are trying to appear to be a good person. When your intention is to appear to be a good and loving person, the act itself is empty of the energy of love. These "loving acts" do not lead to feeling loving, since their intent is to get something rather than give something.

However, when you act loving, even when you don't feel loving, such as getting up at night with a crying baby, the loving action can lead to a feeling of love. When the intent of the action is to give, the action itself can open your heart to love.

We have the free will to choose our intent each and every moment. Our intent to love or control determines how we feel and how we live our lives, and is the most powerful choice we have.

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Margaret Paul, Ph.D. is a best-selling author of 8 books, relationship expert, and co-creator of the powerful Inner Bonding® process - featured on Oprah, and recommended by actress Lindsay Wagner and singer Alanis Morissette. Are you are ready to heal your pain and discover your joy? Take our FREE Inner Bonding course, and click here for a FREE CD/DVD relationship offer. Visit our website at innerbonding.com for more articles and help, as well as our Facebook Page. Phone and Skype sessions available. Join the thousands we have already helped and visit us now!

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