How to Experience Divine Love in Relationships

Feb 15, 2011 | Sufism

There’s a great difference between “human love” and that which expresses qualities of the divine.

A holy and loving relationship, a divine relationship, is one that has been blessed by God and is a vehicle for the complete merging, spiritual evolvement and ascension of both partners. It is a deep bonding of love and commitment that is the foundation for the peace that will extend to our families, to others and to the world.

Divine relationship begins by inviting God into it. Think of a relationship as a drop that has been separated from the ocean of love from which it originated. The relationship must be centered in and revolve around the divine light of the holiness of God. This purity of light, radiating from God, must become the focal point of the love within the relationship.

Human love is about “What can I get out of you or the relationship?” Divine love is the opposite. It’s about “What can I give to you? What do you need, my love?” This is a whole different way of relating to each other.

To create such a relationship, couples must surrender to each other. As each partner learns how to give completely to the other, holding nothing back, the heart begins to glow like a flame. When you surrender to your beloved, not only do they become your best friend, they are also the doorway for you to reach God.

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Dr. Ibrahim Jaffe, MD is President of UOS.  He received his medical degree at the University of Illinois and practiced alternative/complementary medicine and homeopathy in Hawaii and Arizona. He founded The Jaffe Institute (now known as the University of Sufism) in June 2000, to bring his comprehensive synthesis of medical, energetic, and spiritual healing to professionals and lay people who want to heal in a complete and holy way.  Dr. Jaffe is a master healer, teacher, and spiritual guide who has completed over 40,000 healings and helped hundreds of people in their personal journeys. Dr. Jaffe has dedicated his life to creating world peace through bringing people into the reality of divine love and healing through surrendering to God.