Contemplation – Day4

Intellect and Love are made of different materials. Intellect ties people in knots and risks nothing, but love dissolves all tangles and risks everything. Intellect is always cautious and advises, ‘Beware too much ecstasy,’ whereas Love says, ‘Oh, never mind! Take the plunge!’ Intelligence does not easily break down, whereas Love can effortlessly reduce itself to rubble. But treasures are hidden among ruins. A broken heart hides treasures.

 I soften, forgive, and release any bitterness I carry within my heart. I free myself. 

Today, I felt the difference between what my intellect and what Love can achieve. The mind runs in circles – mine does anyway – trying to figure out the next move. So, what are we going to do now? What is it going to look like? My mind is looking for standing polls to hold onto in order to ensure that each step I take will be in safety. Love knows now safety-net. She doesn’t care. She turns her face to the wind and ready to go. 

On one hand, I am full of worry and questions. On the other, I am free to roam! I simply observe how I swing between the two. Then I forgive and release. I forgive my fearful intellect for trying to stop me. And I release the tension fear created inside of me. Now, I can see through the wonder Love places in front of me. I plunge …

What have you experienced?

Read: DAY4, 40 Rules of Love, form Release to Embrace (click)