the mastery of love | 4

Chapter 4 of the Mastery of Love is called “The Track of Love, The Track of Fear,” and boy, is it a good one. I love this chapter because it lists what love is and what fear is and how they differ. One of the sections that has really stuck with me that I think about often is regarding expectations. “Love has no expectations. Fear is full of expectations. With fear we do things because
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the mastery of love | 3

Happy, happy Monday to you guys! I hope you all had a great week last week. I want to jump right into today with the message from Chapter 3 of The Mastery of Love. The chapter is called “The Man Who Didn’t Believe in Love.” It tells the story of an intelligent, logical man who did not believe in love. He compared love to a drug in that it makes you high, but creates a
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the mastery of love | 2

I considered skipping ahead to Chapter 2 of The Mastery of Love today, but the last few pages of Chapter 1 resonated with me deeply. In these last pages, Don Miguel Ruiz describes childhood and how our emotional mind is completely healthy when we are born. He discusses the playful, imaginative, adventurous nature of children and how they always live in the present moment – “they are not ashamed of the past; they are not
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the mastery of love | 1

One of the books I recently pulled off my bookshelf is The Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz. As I read, I had a very vague memory of it and wasn’t sure if I had read it before. As I got deeper into the book, I began to remember more and I even found a post it with some notes from I have no idea how long ago. Although I’ve read it before, it hadn’t impacted
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