My heart was broken, then shattered again and a third time, and more. I settled. I was hurt by staying where I shouldn’t have. I spent years alone. I learned. I healed. I grew. So by the time you came along I was ready to love and be loved.
By an Elephant Article by Kate Rose
is only meant
to help lead
us to the love
of our life
The experience of my heart urges caution. My memory says be careful. My spirit says “lean in” and let yourself be known. I hesitate. Yet there is something about you that attracts me like iron to a magnet.
German-born poet, novelist, and painter Hermann Karl Hesse
…usually arrives unpredictably like a rain shower. No matter how much you try to anticipate its arrival, you don’t really know it has begun until love is upon you.
Written by an unknown/anonymous writer
met is out
First posted here on April 24, 2013
Love is the longest four letter word in the English language. To understand, one need only consider the eternity it takes before a response after telling someone for the first time that you love him or her.
Canadian author and speech pathologist Vesna Bailey
First posted March 29, 2013
Is it possible? Could it be true? Could I match someone so well she turns out to want only me as much as I want only her? Logic spins a hundred cautions. My heart trumps their appearance ten-fold with love.
By little known American writer, Michaela Ruiz
I think that we
the same star
in the beginning
of the universe
and as the star
we drew apart.
but over time
found a way
each other again.
Without a hint of warning you appeared; a stranger, yet someone I already knew. This knowing beyond knowing is unnerving if I allow my thinking mind to ponder it. Yet, my heart is certain in its conviction to love you. I’ve waited so long for you.
American Catholic archbishop, Fulton J. Sheen
for the right
and in the
When we’re not together, I’m good. My life is rich. But when you’re near, I’m more than good; my life is richer. So completely you have seized my attention. So soon you have taken up residence in my heart.
Author and American Christian pioneer Ellen G. White
True love is not a strong,
fiery, impetuous passion.
It is, on the contrary,
calm and deep.
It looks beyond
and is attracted
by qualities alone.
It is wise
and its devotion
is real and abiding.
Image:"Two Hearts Graffiti Love" by Carol Leigh
You have settled into my near constant thoughts, yet we hardly know each other. There is a familiarity about you that whispers I have known you before. Maybe it’s only a dream trying to unfold in reality.
Author, poet and philosopher C. JoyBell C.
of no return”
of each others’
My heart has been broken many times. And there I bear the burden of knowing I have hurt others too often. Like a forest scorched by fire, there is much deadwood in my heart. Yet, now I feel the roots of new growth down deep that I had almost given up hope for.
Indian mystic, guru and spiritual teacher Osho
Loving you was never a choice. Knowing you first as a friend held my heart open so it could be almost unknowingly filled with you. I overflowed with love for you almost before I was aware of the emotion.
Scottish poet, novelist and translator, Edwin Muir
Yes, yours, my love,
is the right human face.
I, in my mind
had waited for this long.
Seeing the false
and searching for the true,
Then found you
as a traveler
finds a place of welcome
amid the wrong
valleys and rocks
and twisting roads.