Item description for A Book of God's Love by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen & M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen...
True Love, Forgiveness, Cultivating the Heart, and Eternal Youth;comprise a collection of discourses that offer a glimpse into some of the wonders of God. The nature and mystery of God s love is explained a love that does not break or fail, an endless, unfathomable love without condition or attachment. In the chapter titled Forgiveness, M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (Ral), explains that God does not punish us or forsake us, but treats us with limitless patience, and continues to forgive the faults we commit out of ignorance, until the very last breath.
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Studio: The Fellowship Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 4" Height: 5" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1994
Publisher The Fellowship Press
ISBN 0914390422 ISBN13 9780914390428
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qualitative! no "more" needs to be said Sep 16, 2006
it's a matter of absorption. the reviewer that needed "more" needs to absorb and embody what has necessarily SPARINGLY uttered.
A good start...but much more needs to be said. Mar 26, 2005
This book is a devotional book of sorts, published by a Muslim society in the United States. The author is a Sufi mystic from Sri Lanka.
The author advocates compassionate love as an instance in the ray of God's infinite love. The author's intent is to "lighten your heart, a map to help you find the treasure hidden within you. That treasure contains the most valuable and elusive things in life which everyone seeks but very few ever find -- unconditional love, everlasting youth, and unchanging truth" (ix).
Muhaiyaddeen suggests that the only kind of love that is truly beneficial is selfless love. "Unless love is connected to God, unless it is connected to truth, to compassion, to justice, and to grace, it is possible for it to breakdown" (7). God's love must take shape within humanity, which means that divine love must form in human hearts. Such love includes the suffering with those who suffer and selflessly giving to those who are in need. "We must draw that grace and that treasure within us. This love is true love, the love borne of faith and trust, the love borne of brotherly unity, the love that comes from being one family, the love that comes from prayer, the love that comes from merging with God, the love which has no limit" (20).
The author argues that love entails relationships with others. "Once you have God's love, God's qualities, and God's actions, everyone is connected to you, and therefore you will feel the suffering no matter whose it is" (24).
Thomas Jay Oord
Beautiful Oct 22, 1999
This book is one of the most compassionate beautiful books I have ever read. It will touch you no matter what your faith......