Shakespeare wrote, “The fault... is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” If the fault is mortality, then this movie is demonstrating that there is no fault, because love transcends death.
A life that transcends death is all about living in the moment, fully accepting love, and focusing on what is right here, now. To embrace the love in the moment is to embrace the holy instant. Love has nothing to do with time. Love is infinite.
The purpose of our life is to open our heart to love. Because everything in this world is going to come to an end, the fear of future loss is a defense against present joining. When Hazel and Augustus meet there is clearly a spark and a relationship unfolds. Knowing that their time together is finite means facing the fear of future loss and daring to keep opening their hearts and letting themselves be loved.
Healing is all-inclusive. Everyone is included in the healing journey and everyone has their part to play in the process.
Every moment, including funerals and “funeral rehearsals,” is an opportunity to welcome healing and extend the gratitude and love in our heart. The words are given by the Spirit to answer the call for love in the moment. “Love cannot be far behind a grateful heart and a thankful mind.” (M-23.4) Gratitude eclipses the belief in loss.
Augustus’ has a wish to do something amazing with his life and to be remembered, yet the true calling of the heart is to remember our eternal identity. This awareness is an Amazing Life.
Open your heart, dare to let the love in, and discover just how loved you are.