“Love” is the
necessary, but not a sufficient, condition with which to grow a
Like soil, which
provides a staging ground for a seedling to grow, “love” is necessary,
but never enough!
Because for a living,
breathing, growing dynamism to flourish, it must be tended to often and
with great care.
It is axiomatic that
“love” is the answer.
“Love” is also the
So what exactly is
In my opinion, “love”
is the mutual exchange of vulnerabilities within the context of a
non-territorial, non-possessive and non-exploitative relationship.
It is further
characterized by earning respect, winning cooperation and evolving
trust, whereby, permission and encouragement “to be or not to be’ is
counter balanced by the consistent challenge to become!
Ultimately, it is up
to each partner, in a healthy, mature adult relationship, to design,
develop, implement, maintain, nurture and make “love” into their own
“Love” is that
staging, upon which and within which, the ineluctable experience of
loving becomes a lived truth.
Of self. Of other.
Of separateness. Of oneness.
And always, so
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