essays

Romantic, companionate, and boundless love

I want to introduce the idea that there are at least three forms of love.  The first is the one with which we are indoctrinated in movies, romantic love. In this kind of love, we feel our heart leap upon meeting another person; they complete us! There is a sense that anything is possible, and… Continue reading Romantic, companionate, and boundless love

Personal writing, poetry

The silence and its meaning

Deep within you is a quiet space From which you were born, and which you will return to upon your death. Even when you forget it while in life, it is there; It is the space in which the experience of your forgetting is contained. You can feel this if you meditate: That deep-down hum,… Continue reading The silence and its meaning