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    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      2 months ago

      Exceptional. I will read this again in the morning and maybe a third or fourth time this week.

      Going to make this excerpt a source of meditation:

      Can’t you also be in a loving relationship with a pursuit, with a community, or even with the natural world? Whatever it is you love, so long as the feeling is genuine, you’ll be better off for it.

      1. Update (3/11/2021):

        Re-visiting this jewel again as well which I first read on ReadUp. Ripe time for meditating upon this lately: http://www.davidpbrown.co.uk/poetry/oriah-mountain-dreamer.html

      • Florian2 months ago

        I noted the same section. This really is the key... it doesn’t matter who it what

    • Jessica
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      2 months ago

      A lovely short read and such an important reminder

    • Ruchita_Ganurkar
      Scout
      2 months ago

      Short & well written :)

      The care required for love to blossom and thrive is very much the same.

      The care required for love to blossom and thrive is very much the same.

      Love is losing yourself in the process of caring about and showing undivided attention to someone or something, through ups and downs.

      It’s as simple and as hard as that.

      • Pegeen
        ScoutScribe
        2 months ago

        Thank you for posting this short but very important article. I loved diving deep into it. To drink my coffee, to savor the deliciousness of it all. It’s such a wonderful beginning!

    • Pegeen
      ScoutScribe
      2 months ago

      This article has many words that jumped off the page concerning love - sacred; undivided attention; practice;care;genuine; open. There is nothing simple at all, in my opinion, about such words. I make the conscious intention each morning to approach my life as sacred - “secured against violation, infringement as by reverence, to stand in awe of, respect, honor, value.” Words are just words unless nurtured into action. Is this not the heroines or heroes journey?

    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      2 months ago

      It’s all about care and attention.