“ If you want a plant to grow and blossom into beautiful fragrant flowers, you can think you are fighting the earth and getting flowers out of it. Or you can see it as a great love affair, that your involvement with the earth gives out such beauty and fragrance for you ”
Source: Cancer, A Yogic Perspective; Chapter- “Yoga: Possibilities Unlimited”; eBook Page #63
If something in you blossoms, people are willing to overlook all the thorns that are there in you.
Only when you are willing to look at the horror of who you are, the beauty of who you are can be nurtured
If it is impairing you rather than empowering you, then it is not Love, it is some convoluted idea
You cannot rise in love, you cannot stand in love, you cannot fly in love, you have to fall. Something of you should fall, otherwise it will not work. You will not know it.
We love our children just the same even if they are exchanged in the hospital, so it is just your willingness to include somebody, it doesn't have to come from your body, if you are willing it is possible to love anybody