Romance drugs us; love awakens us.

Just about anyone can get romantic, but far fewer can truly love and sustain love. Romance asks little more of us than popping a pill, but love — especially love in genuinely intimate relationship — asks for plenty, requiring not just our hearts but also our wakefulness, our integrity and discernment, and our on-tap capacity to both open and protect ourselves. Cutting through our romantic illusions does not, however, mean an end to relational magic; […]
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Is Sharing the Burden Really Compassionate?

Is sharing the burden, or enabling somebody’s aversion to their own pain and suffering, really compassionate or supportive?  You are not obligated to share your energy and manifestations with anybody else, there is no reason to allow parasites and vampires to feed off of you in the name of fairness, or doing your fair share.  Nobody is entitled to your sovereign wares, just as you’re not entitled to theirs; compassion and support begins after this […]
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Freedom and Security Wounds

The masculine’s freedom wound is an attempt within duality for him to regain his sense of authority, which he once experienced as his truth as a unity being, while the feminine’s security wound is an attempt within duality to regain her creative ability that she once experienced as her truth as a unity being. For who needs freedom when the masculine, in his full authority, is able to set his intentions harmoniously with his feminine, […]
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