When I screen tested Heath Ledger for Four Feathers I said to him that I wanted him to perform the same scene two ways. One as a young man without the experience and chaos of life. In which love means all about taking. And the other as the same man, having gone through chaotic experiences [...]
love and madness
How could you be in love without being love itself ? How could you be a devotee without being devotion itself ? You, that measure my madness standing as you are on an illusory ground of high morality How can you know my madness till you become mad with me ?
here and now
if the universe is infinite wherever it is and 'forever' does exist wherever it does then wherever you are you are forever and whenever you are you are here, and now and whoever you are I cannot find a better way to say I love you
True lasting love : is it devotion ?
This came in from Cinda and I found it very beautiful : It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80s arrived to have his stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00. I took his vital signs and [...]
Whoever said that love is eternal was describing all of creation. Love embraces all existence. But when they added that 'true love' is eternal they allowed the wisdom of love to blow away. There is just love. Neither true nor false. We can be in denial of it. But nothing else would hold the universe [...]
a gentle touch of a finger a leg rested gently against mine, apnapan a kind glance of empathy in a crowded room, apnapan a hushed caring voice on the other end of a long distance call are you ok ?, apnapan a hand laid gently on my drooping shoulder at a time of grief, apnapan [...]
jumble, like a jigsaw pieces of myself scattered, putting them together searching for lost ones, one piece that is missing, that makes sense of the rest is you
I thought I lost you because you were you but now I know I lost you because I was I
Love given, not received
While most of us lament there is not enough love around, that the world would be so much better a place if people loved each other more, I want to put out a point for discussion. That most of us actually find it much more difficult to accept love than to give it. We often [...]
searching in the spaces between our words, speaking words that have meaning only in silence