.... I was going to post something witty and insightful about “Love-life is NOT really a Fairytale blah-blah-blah...” you know… I get it already! (perhaps NOT???) All I know so far is that I am putting my cute pedicured toe in the very cold water once again…and hope a huge wave of insecurity & the usual reality will not drowned me...errr-errr?! But, I wouldn’t be trying this if there was no support. So “Thank you!”~you’ve given me more courage so far... you have been so caring & loving friends indeed. I'm going to pursue love once again...errr??? Quite scary huh?!
~I've kept this extract from ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’ by Louis de Bernières in my folder, which I think should be engraved in my mind now! Profound words I think...~here it is:
“ Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of eternal passion. That is just being “in love” which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Those that truly love have roots that grow towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two. ”
~Well-well-well...What Do You Think??? Profound words?! ...perhaps I should start applying them into my Love-Life-Journey?! Anyway, I asked a funny friend this very simple but profound* question; "What is LOVE?" and she answered without any hesitation, " I Luuurrrve shopping !!! "~Whahaha...wish it was that simple! or is it???
-Pics: Norman Parkinson via artnet.com & Stella McCartney via LATimes.com Blog