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Love is for your enjoyment For many of us, we can remember a time in our life when our heart has been broken. Perhaps this involved a painful chapter (or chapters) when the act of loving someone had brought us a very deep painful experience. And those memories can keep us from returning to the idea of loving again. But the love within our “self” at a very deep level is always ready to love again. It is when we have acquired self-judgment that we can be setting ourselves up for a painful experience of love. Self-judgment in the form of guilt or shame are the emotions that can cut the deepest. These emotions prevent us from letting love in. When we have patterns of avoiding loving our self we create a vacuum of sorts. A feeling of emptiness. And that is when the love from another can give us a…

You are the source of your own desires So often we can be seeking fulfillment through external things. People, things, titles and such. But all things external to us are temporary, such as seasons in our lives, for instance. Many times we can hang our happiness on those external relationships. But in order to have a place of lasting fulfillment we need only to look within ourselves. So often we can find ourselves living in our minds, having an ongoing conversation with ourselves, from a place of the ego. This mind of ours wants a sense of security and trust in the process of life. It can want a place to call home. For so many of us, we put this place in the care of another, especially in personal relationships with our spouses or our lovers. Often I will ask engaged couples how they feel about getting married. And…