Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The risk of love

None of us really know when this life will be returned to the beloved one. It may be coming soon. Open your heart, friend, and allow another to touch you. Be willing to see that love is not something you will find one day, as a result of your weary search. For this search has exhausted you and your precious heart. 

You will never find love because love is what you are. It is taking shape as your eyes when you behold the beauty of an early spring wildflower, as your words when you speak kindness, and as your arms as you touch, hold, and caress another with your sweetness. It is raging alive in just one moment of sacred pause, and in attuning to the immensity of what is really happening here.

Take the risk of love and allow everyone and everything to matter to you. Honor this rare birth you have taken in a star-place where love is alive. It is so precious here. Give everything to know this. For it is only through your overflowing heart and your tender vulnerability that love can find its way in this world.

Photo: winter yielding to spring here in the holding field of the flatirons in Boulder, the playground near my home where I play hide and seek with the beloved... Taken by Scott Mahon.