Tag Archives: love

Loneliness, take 2

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar took an uncertain evening and made it magical with this wisdom post: If you think nobody loves you, know for sure that you are loved. The earth loves you; that’s why it is holding you upright. … Continue reading

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Love is me

Ok, universe – I give up.  Everything I try and love decides it does not want to be loved.  This leaves me, someone who wants to give away love, in a bit of a quandary. So here is the approach … Continue reading

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Time passes.. things stay status quo

I thought to give up blogging, but I miss it!  The basic update:  I am very single, with all manner of men hovering like mosquitoes or hummingbirds, depending on the moment.  No sex, though – unless you count some pretty … Continue reading

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addiction

“There is a way of loving not attached to what is loved. Observe how water is with the ground, always moving toward the ocean.” – Rumi Such a beautiful quote!  If only I could get back there. I’m a little … Continue reading

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here

well, dear readers, i seem to be in something of a relationship.  and he doesn’t even have a name on this blog.  I’ll call him Kirios. Kirios is eccentric and adventurous and well educated and the right age (35).  He … Continue reading

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Be thirsty heart

Today’s mantra.  All of this longing and storminess clearly has a purpose. Be thirsty heart, seek forever without a rest. Let this soundless longing hidden deep inside you be the source of every word you say. -Rumi I find it … Continue reading

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compassion

Without suffering, we do not have the opportunity to cultivate compassion and understanding.  And without understanding, there is no true love.  … Happiness is a function of compassion.

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Cupid’s paradox

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi A scenario: You find a person who seems like they might be a great … Continue reading

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