Relationships

Friendship and Purpose

I know what it's like to live under the impression that friendships need to be like business deals...to live with a mind that's always scheming about how personal "connections" can serve the personal self.

In my experience, I was unable…

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Possessive Relationships

One thing that makes romantic partnership difficult is the idea of possessing one another.

There is nothing that can be possessed...and I've found that it takes both partners allowing the other to be as the are for intimacy to deepen…

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Sex and Faking it

Through my early experiences in dating and relationships, I learned to pretend like I was enjoying sex even when I was not. I tried being honest about what sensations I was feeling up until I was about 21 years old,…

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Self Importance

I don't see myself as important in any relationship. This is because I'm aware that myself is nothing more than a temporary thought structure designed for the purpose of bringing forth the love that I am.

In this awareness, I…

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Abundance of the Heart

"Out of the abundance 10689963_10201738441781710_2764218589714651217_nof the heart, the mouth speaks" Jesus the Christ

This is plainly obvious for me, and that's why I can't hold anything against those who speak words of harm, punishment and destruction toward myself and other…

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As you Measure the World

Watch how you measure other people. This is how you are causing your own self to be measured in the mind of God.

When you're ready to surrender the burden of self concepts to God's holy judgment, you will have…

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Impressed by Fear

Try as they might, people impressed by fear feverishly seek to impress me with warnings of fearful things to come. To me they are like frightened little children living out their best interpretation of what it means to love.

I…

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Codependent Relationships

I'm aware of many people in romantic relationships, especially women, who are willing to settle for a partner who is incapable of treating them well.

Most often said willingness is justified by the idea that it's their purpose to help…

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Great Comforter

Angry, sad, violent, frustrated, blameful or stressed mind is a reflection of childhood fear. Whether childhood fear comes up through myself or another person I'm aware that it's a cry for comfort, and I'm also aware that the Great Comforter…

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Vanity

I've discovered that vanity has nothing to do with admiring my reflection, posing for photos, or adorning my body with lovely things.

For me, vanity is believing that other people should be more like me, as if there's something wrong…

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