The age-old battle for Man to figure out is, "Do I try to acquire power, or do I follow the path of love?"
A quick look through our past shows that a vast majority of people are in the business of getting power. The pitiful few that have sought love are the martyrs that we all are so familiar with. Even in our so-called "enlightened times" the occultists, the religions, the political systems -- most everybody -- is very interested in power.
Power is, as they say, intoxicating. It must be some some really good shit, considering the millions of people murdered for the sake of power.
MIKE'S LAW: "The final lesson to be learned is love."
Power is for the ego, or the "small self". The ego has a need to have attention paid to it. The more attention paid to an ego, the greater its feelings of self-importance. The more self-importance an ego feels, the farther that ego places itself from others. This is the breeding ground for all kinds of atrocities.
When one seeks love over power, the ego shrinks. One starts to relate to others -- to care. One starts to think about something other than the small self. This is a major step in one's spiritual evolution.
Power is always held closely, lest you lose it, but to be had, one has to give love.
That's the great thing about love. You can give away all you want, and you will never run out. The more love you give, the more you receive; and there is nothing more intoxicating than love.
That's the power of love.