the first requirement of conscious love

The First Requirement of Conscious Love

The first requirement of conscious love is, of course, that it has to be conscious — or in other words, anchored in a quality of presence deeper than simply egoic selfhood. Nowadays we would identify this quality of consciousness as unitive, or nun-dual, awareness. Jesus's own term for this state ... is singleness, and singleness in turn announces the emergence of the anthropos, or fully realized human being ...

Cynthia Bourgeault
The Meaning of Mary Magdalene

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