God created mankind in his own image. If the nature of God is love. It follows then that if we want to love, we must walk in truth. If you are not being true, you cannot love. You cannot love if you are not true to yourself. You cannot operate with God’s kind of love and tell a lie at the same time. Truth itself must be at the very base of love. Refuse the temptation to build a relationship on a lie. Emotions should never be the primary motivator. It has to be the truth, and only the truth.
George Washington Carver said, “Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people they give up their secrets also – if you love them enough.” Carver here teaches us a relationship between love, truth and knowledge. I can know anything I want. I just need to operate in love. Love reveals the true nature of everything and everyone. Love will lead to truth.
Some of the most important work revolves around cultivating relationships. However, we must proceed without deception. As you build relationships with family members, coworkers and authority figures. Don’t embrace the comfort of lies. When we build on lies, we have a false sense of peace and security. While you are thinking you have peace and security, then sudden destruction will come upon you. You suddenly lose all the relationships and goodwill you have. There is no peace and security outside of the truth. And the truth does not matter, if there is no love. If you commit to the truth. You will build sound, strong and stable relationships with people. God’s nature within us is love. You synchronize with the love in your heart when you try to operate in truth.