Human things must be known in order to be loved, but divine things must be loved in order to be known. – The Urantia Papers
know first, then love
To know someone is to love them. The more we know of them, what shaped them, their worries and desires, the more we can eventually love them.
love first, then know
Works the other way around with God. We must first believe that God exists, that’s faith. As we acknowledge her existence, we can begin to contemplate her attributes, her omnipresence and omnipotence for example. As we recognize her handiwork around us and in others we slowly get to know God and she increasingly reveals herself…
Daily Affirmation: Today I AM a lover…
Recommendation: The Urantia Papers