Lacking

Lacking

This may be the greatest lesson from love: that we need the world, we need others, we need someone beside us in order to feel complete. This need is not a weakness, it is a fact of life. Without love, we are like homeless beggars, living on the backstreets of life, no matter how much we have or what we have achieved. Lacking love is perhaps one of the most panful experiences in life, especially if we come to believe we are simply not lovable. What about you makes you lovable? What can you do to increase your lovableness?

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Heartbreak of Desire

Heartbreak of Desire

This article, excerpted from my next Valentine’s Day issue, Heartbreak of Desire, to be released in mid-January articulates the cycle of desire in four phases: lacking, longing, loving and losing. It offers some good end of year questions to ponder: What do you feel you are currently lacking in yourself or in your life ? What do you long for in life at this time? What or whom do you currently love and would not want to lose? How do you deal with the loss of things or people that you love?

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Fire

Fire

Fire comes and goes, flares up in an instant and dies down into embers, ignites suns and streaks across the universe as light. It is a dangerous power, which is why it was considered a gift from the gods that commanded respect because fire gave humans these god-like powers to create and destroy. Writing prompt: How do you use your power to create and destroy? In life? In Relationships? With yourself?

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