We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
There are two questions a man must ask himself: The first is 'Where am I going?' and the second is 'Who will go with me?' If you ever get these questions in the wrong order you are in trouble.
Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
Trust what moves you most deeply.
Love isn't finding a perfect person. It's seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
The sacred is discovered in what moves and touches us, in what makes us tremble.
We can only choose whether we will feel and not what we will feel.
Freedom is an inside job.
Soul grows in communion. Word by word, story by story, for better or worse, we build our world. From true conversation - speaking and listening - communication deepens into compassion and creates community.
To sustain love, a man and a woman must continually be marrying and divorcing, moving with, against, away from, and beyond each other, saying 'yes' and 'no'.
I try to steer away from high metaphysical belief because I think we humans do best when we realize that we don't know all that much.
To cultivate love, or whole-soul-fulness, we must resist the temptation to be upwardly mobile, to be always on the move, to pull up our roots and fly to the mythic kingdom of Elsewhere.
The question that surrounds lovemaking is, "Did you cum?" and the unasked question beneath that is, "Am I all right?
Whoever authors your story authorizes your actions.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls.
Without knowing how to calculate the odds on such matters, it seems improbably to me that God would have whispered the meaning of my life into the ear of some guru or authority.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly---Sam Keen, Author