with thanks to Miss Amy Red for pointing me to the article that inspired this post
It’s a very simple formula:
Desire –> Wish –> Will
The act of love begins with desire. This is often unexpected and can last for years as simply a vague feeling deep inside. “Deep” because desires have no rules, are often conflicting with each other or the desires of those around us. We may see others who are shamed for desires, variations of “What kind of person would want that?” swirling around us from pre-verbal stages. We are taught, in good old fashioned Judeo-Christian work ethic cultures, that our desires are at best subservient to our duty and only worthy of attention after the our assigned tasks are completed.
Desires are also frightening. Read MoreThe Cycle of Love to Action