Love that can be lost is not love. It is not a feeling, sexual attraction, or fond attachment to another person. And love is definitely not a relationship transaction like, "I'll love you if you love me back." People who speak of love in these terms do not know love.
Love is a way of being - peacefully releasing fear and the ego's limitations, filling one's inner cup from the infinite source, and allowing love to flow outward. There is no need for love to return because the endless source is within us all. Let it flow. The more we love plants, animals, shapes, colors, or even the clouds in the sky, the easier it becomes to love ourselves and others.
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