From the March 1948 magazine.

The Selfishness of Love

(Speaking recently before the Park Slope Group in Brooklyn, George B. quoted several passages taken from the weekly bulletin of the Church of the Ascension in Pittsburgh. The article is reproduced here with the permission of the rector of the Church of the Ascension, the Rev. Wilburn C. Campbell.--Editor)

THE SELFISHNESS OF LOVE

Have you ever heard the expression, "He is the most lovable person I have ever known, completely unselfish and always doing things for others, giving himself to every good cause." Now the peculiar thing about this lovable person and his unselfishness is that he feels that he is selfish! The fun and joy and happiness which are his far outweigh what little he feels he does.

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