I would seek for you and me a world that humans too seldom enter, for it exists only in the moment when strong men and women seek uniqueness, strive for freedom and join themselves in the struggle for interpersonal dignity, integrity and worth.
It is a world that transcends geography and calendar, society’s arbitrary categories and the small desperate narrow minds, who perpetuate terror because they cannot lead and will not get out of the way of those who do.
It is therefore a place of lofty heights and paralyzing depths, of light and darkness, of joy and pain,
of exhilarating success and disheartening failure.
It is a world where intimacy moves beyond the confines of sexual boundaries, of superficial romance, yet is free to use sight and sound, smell and taste, and touch,
to participate in the joy and the knowing of each other.
No one human wills it into being, for it exists only because of gifts – when one willingly gives of their “self” to another and that gift is accepted in trust and nurtured forever as the precious thing it is.
It is a world that most scoff at, few are willing to work for and no one can purchase.
It is that place in which we could, if we would, find the meaning of life and the very reason for being. It is first, last and always the place where divinity dwells, for if there is one word that must describe the
Grace of our need,
it is Love.
Lynnette Bukowski © 2014 All Rights Reserved
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Beautiful. Just beautiful
As always Lynn, your lovely words resonate with me and touch my heart. Thank you!
Hi Lynn – I understand your refuge for warriors is in VA BCH – where is it? I lived the late 70’s – 1990. I was visiting Norfolk May this year. Next time I’d love to pitch in if time allows. Love your writing -Lon Hodges thinks you are the best!
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Love is such a powerful force, yet few understand how to simply live it. Lynnette Bukowski elegantly describes what it signifies and how it feels!
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