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Some Thoughts About Love

What we would like to think love is often isn't.  If we are going to identify something as the most elevated of emotions, we should have some idea of what we are talking about.  

We like to think or say that love is in our hearts but in reality love develops in our mind. It is cultivated and stored in the cells of our brain in ways we hardly comprehend except for those that study it and know about neurochemicals, receptors and electrochemical function. 
This emotion can and does act on our whole body though. We know our heart is affected in a physical way at the sight or thought of a special person we love. These feelings seem to extend to all of the nerves in our body at times.  Don't we also call the depression that sets in when love or a loved one is lost a broken heart?
Like words, emotions are recorded and stored as electrochemical light and energy in a format more powerful than any computer.  No computer can convert information into emotion or convert emotion into a physica…

A Self-Evident Eternity Surrounds Us

It seems most interesting to me that the earth's recorded history is only around 6000 years old. Why isn't it 100,000 years old or a million years old?  We do after all have an infinite past. Some scientific theories speculate that the cosmic horizon is some 13.8 billion years ago and so began the universe as we know it. It is just speculation however.

Where do we begin to contemplate eternity? To what do we compare it? A ping pong ball in the ocean doesn't even begin to compare to the earth in the infinite cosmos where it floats. We are chained by gravitational forces that we can't see to a sun that gives us life in a finely balanced environment.  This is in a galaxy so large and surrounded by a sea of galaxies we can scarcely comprehend.

Archaeologists speculate as to the development of humans, but they don't really know. After all, they are only digging on a single planet in a universe so vast it is less than a child in a sand box.

Some scientists tell us that the …