On this day when love – the longing for it, the presence of it, the loss of it – is at the fore of many a person’s mind, it may be helpful to consider David Whyte’s suggestion that, “There is no path of love without having our hearts broken along the way, either through another’s agency or by arranging it so fastidiously for ourselves….and that the heartbreak is …an inescapable and often beautiful question,… asking us to be ready for the last letting go.”
HEARTBREAKis unpreventable; the natural outcome of caring for people and things over which we have no control, of…
Be gentle with those you love,
and those you are called to love,
and all ways.