Beloved Quotes

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

I searched for my Beloved in the strangest of places, until the day I realized I couldn't take my eyes off Her.

Brennan Manning

Define yourself radically as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion.

C.S. Lewis

As Venus within Eros does not really aim at pleasure, so Eros does not aim at happiness. We may think he does, but when he is brought to the test it proves otherwise... For it is the very mark of Eros that when he is in us we had rather share unhappiness with the Beloved than be happy on any other terms.

Toni Morrison

It's gonna hurt, now," said Amy. "anything dead coming back to life hurts.

Brennan Manning

While the impostor draws his identity from past achievements and the adulation of others, the true self claims identity in its belovedness. We encounter God in the ordinariness of life: not in the search for spiritual highs and extraordinary, mystical experiences but in our simple presence in life.

Brennan Manning

Our identity rests in God's relentless tenderness for us revealed in Jesus Christ.

Prem Prakash

The yogi can relate to his Beloved in the form of a personal relationship-as a friend, a child, a spouse. He can cherish God in traditional religious performances–honoring saints, holy sites, and scriptures. He can hold God dear in the form of union - as his own Self, or in samadhi. All forms of God are equally suitable for love. (165)

Toni Morrison

No gasp at a miracle that is truly miraculous because the magic lies in the fact that you knew it was there for you all along.

Brennan Manning

Silent solitude makes true speech possible and personal. If I am not in touch with my own belovedness, then I cannot touch the sacredness of others. If I am estranged from myself, I am likewise a stranger to others.

Roman Payne

A glorious death would be in my
final breath to take before I die, to hear
one final time on my belovèd's mouth
the sound of her eternal sigh.

C.S. Lewis

We were made for God. Only by being in some respect like Him, only by being a manifestation of His beauty, lovingkindness, wisdom or goodness, has any earthly Beloved excited our love.


My Beloved

Know that my beloved in hidden from everyone
Know that she is beyond the belief of all beliefs
Know that in my heart she is as clear as the moon
Know that she is the life in my body and in my soul

Scott Hastie

Birth our night into day
And bathe it clean,
So that beloved things can glow
Together in a litter of light.

Saurabh Sharma

To all the true lovers: Your unconditional love is the reason why flowers bloom.

To all the beloveds: You are the reason why universe came into existence.

Subhajit Ganguly

My beloved isn't dazzling light, Darkness is my beloved – The reason I'm so fond of her…

Subhajit Ganguly

Yet, the man never goes slow!
Feted against all the odds.
How? Nobody knows.
Undeterred, unabated, yet uncharted he goes...

Brennan Manning

The engaged mind, illuminated by truth, awakens awareness; the engaged heart, affected by love, awakens passion. May I say once more - this essential energy of the soul is not an ecstatic trance, high emotion or a sanguine stance toward life: It is a fierce longing for God, an unyielding resolve to live in and out of our belovedness. - pg. 152

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