TdC Love Quote 1 cropLove is central to the cosmic vision of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.  It is the essential energy that holds everything together.  And of course God is love.

So for Valentine’s day we offer you a small sampling of Teilhard’s quotes about love gathered by Sr. Kathy Duffy, SSJ.Love is a sacred reserve of energy, and the blood stream of evolution; that is the first discovery we can make from the sense of Earth.
 — Building the Earth

Love is the free and imaginative outpouring of the spirit over all unexplored paths. It links those who love in bonds that unite but do not confound, causing them to discover in their mutual contact an exaltation capable, incomparably more than any arrogance of solitude, of arousing in the heart of their being all that they possess of uniqueness and creative power.
 — The Future of Man

By the love of man and woman a thread is wound that stretches to the heart of the world.
 — Human Energy

The special effect of love is to plunge the beings it draws together more deeply into themselves.
 — Human Energy

Love is an adventure and a conquest. It survives and develops like the universe itself only by perpetual discovery.
 — Human Energy

Is it truly possible for humanity to continue to live and grow without asking itself how much truth and energy it is losing by neglecting its incredible power of love?
 — Human Energy

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