"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know”
(John Keats, Ode to a Grecian Urn, 1819)
For some time now, I have been reflecting on this in the context of sexuality and relationship. It seems to me that the only way to have a truly intimate relationship is by being truthful, wholly authentic. By sharing our inner most feelings and vulnerabilities as they arise in each moment, authentically and from the heart, we make ourselves truly available for relationship. The word relationship means to relate one’s experience to another and it is in doing so that we reveal our true self to the other. When we relate our experience authentically in each moment we make ourselves available for love. The more we reveal of ourselves, the more we make available to be loved.
It also seems to me that if beauty is truth, then there is also a real, true and deep beauty in being exactly how... Read more