Why doesn’t God love us more?

The Will to be Onesself

“The supreme happiness of this life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves-say rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

“It is not good for man to be alone.” These are interestingly haunting words that are spoken to Adam by God in the garden. In a culture that strives for independence and self-sufficiency it is easy to see why those words would be so quickly forgotten. It is amazing to me that even in Paradise we are told that we need people. I remember hearing often during times of loneliness that all I needed to do was rest in God. I would hear young singles being told simply to be married to God. Any and all unhappiness in life could be quenched by focusing ones attention upon the God above.

Why do you think it is that God doesn’t love us more? I find…

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