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July 18

Daily Wisdom

Daily Inspiration

Life of Significant Soil; Meaning of Life; Overcoming; Social Justice; Wisdom

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“Our Love Is Here To Stay”

~ Louis Armstong & Ella Fitzgerald

“The specter of binding ourselves to cherish and care for a friend, a child, a lover, a mate, in an unknown future arouses our fears of being imprisoned within a space too small for our spirit…Entangling alliances may bind us too closely for comfort, but life without entwinement is a fragile as a rope of sand…To cobble together a life without commitments, a life of one-night stands, tentative relationships, and limited engagements is a guarantee of superficiality and loneliness…The pledge that we will cherish those we have chosen to love for better or worse…is the consequence of having accepted the love bond as something that needs fierce protection, because without it our lives would have no continuity, no depth, and no bulwark against the fickleness of circumstances. An irrevocable promise is the precondition for whole-hearted passion. I cannot act with trust and abandon until I decide that I will place the whole momentum of my being at the disposal of my decision. I become a fully engaged person only when I betroth myself, promise fidelity, to my friend, my mate, my vocation, my place, my community.”

                                               Sam Keen

                                                To Love and Be Loved