Today, when human beings seek love, meaning and purpose, they first connect horizontally (with others) rather than vertically (with the Supreme Source). This leads to a greater loss of energy and eventually dissatisfaction and emptiness.
The vertical connection liberates the self from becoming dependent on someone else and from having too many expectations. After the vertical connection, there can then be the horizontal connection with others, that is, with the outside or external.
No matter how bad people may seem, they possess at least one virtue.
Be like the humming bird and pick out the sweetness of everyone's character.
~ Brahma Kumaris, Mt.Abu