Archive for NaBloPoMo 2013
I’m reading The Courage to Create by Rollo May and thought this section was worth sharing.
Intimacy requires courage because risk is inescapable. We cannot know at the outset how the relationship will affect us. Like a chemical mixture, if one of us is changed, both of us will be. Will we grow in self actualization, or will it destroy us? The one thing we can be certain of is that if we let ourselves fully into the relationship for good or evil, we will not come out unaffected.
A common practice in our day is to avoid working up the courage required for authentic intimacy by shifting the issue to the body, making it a matter of simple physical courage. Read more
Like relationships, situations last for a season, a reason or a lifetime. When you refuse to let every mishap turn into a life altering event, you’ll be happier.