Love is not needy, it relishes the opportunity to experience itself. We are so used to "traditional" relationships that we often get caught up with trying to label connections / relations or steer them in a certain direction, instead of living them fully from the heart, in the present moment, without attachment to outcome. Love is free. Love does not fear. Love is not static. Love is ...
Some people bite their tongue or do the silent treatment. I could never understand that.
There is no fear, confusion, or unease, when there is love, truth, communication, and flow. Just freedom to be, comfortably. Wouldn't you agree?
Yet, not everybody is capable of dealing with such blatant honesty. We have been so conditioned to communicate in riddles, that such vulnerability can feel challenging.
But there is strength in vulnerability. In fact, it is the greatest strength there is. Vulnerability is a source of power, always peaceful. It is like the steed of the peaceful warrior.
I felt hurt. Everything she said and did simply reinforced the stories in my head - the ones that told me that my perception of our friendship was an illusion; I was sure it was irreparable.
Still, it was not long before we sat to face each other; there was an intention to reconnect ... and the only way was to communicate. We took turns to speak.
This blog is my writing indulgence. It is the kind of writing that emerged from me long before writing became my profession.