“Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” So said the very popular American writer, Erica Jong of Fear of Flying fame.
Interesting. She has been wed four times. She may have fought bravely to keep those first three marriages together and failed.
It can feel like an enigma. But, love is the most precious aspect of our lives. It’s the highest form of life. To avoid love because of its pitfalls is to avoid the essence of life.
Love is the beauty of God’s creation.