If we want to know what kind of partner we’re ready to meet, we can simply look around at the ones we’re meeting. But we need not be too concerned if we don’t see the one. What we do see, will help to teach us what we need to know to meet the one. … More
We don’t love because somebody needs it, desires it, or deserves it. We love because it is what we must do to be true to our very nature. When we fail to love because of our judgment of somebody else, we don’t betray that somebody. We betray ourselves; and that betrayal grows within us like a cancer. But there is a cure. Unconditional love … anything less isn’t really love. … More
You’re never too old to fall in love; so don’t give up. Just keep learning how to do it better. … More
In a society that esteems youth, just seeing somebody as a young person can make it easier to appreciate them as an old person. And understanding their context helps to grow that appreciation into authentic love. … More
Jogged again yesterday on the trails near the hotel. Since Sam was working late, thought I’d do four miles, instead of my usual two. As I got started, I decided I’d be content with three. Then, I decided I’d be GRATEFUL for three.
And THEN I realized there was some fear in there … if I jogged four, I’d have to do it again, or top four. Lousy reasoning, right? I jogged the four miles.
The truth really does free us, to be our best. And we don’t have to worry about where that leads! … More