I came across a beautiful photo on the internet, of a lady crying about missing her dog on her wedding day. I was really attracted by the photo and my friend Maria (who made the photo for the article) said: “ShimonK, why do we really have such affinity towards animals (our pets), can we not love the way animals do?” This spurred me to research, to ask a lot of people these questions:
- Why do you love your animal so much?
- Why does your animal love you so much?
Continue reading Animals’ Love: Why Humans Cannot Love Us the Way Animals Love Us.
It is becoming an unspoken challenge that there is more honor in fixing things after they have damaged than preventing the damage from occurring. An ancient Chinese story recounted in Ron Moore’s “Making Common Sense Common Practice” goes like this “A lord of ancient China once asked his physician, a member of a family of healers, which of them was the most skilled in the art. The physician, whose reputation was such that his name became synonymous with medical science in China, replied, “My eldest brother sees the spirit of sickness and removes it before it takes shape, so his name does not get out of the house. My elder brother cures sickness when it is still extremely minute, so his name does not get out of the neighborhood. As for me, I puncture veins, prescribe potions, and massage skin, so from time to time my name gets out and is heard among the lords.” Continue reading WHY IS THERE MORE HONOR IN FIXING DAMAGES THAN PREVENTING THEM?
To fondness/desire add love and to love add desire, your relationship (any type of relationship) will be a long-lasting, great one filled with memorable moments!
There’s a great difference between love and fondness, between love and desire. Yet to have a great relationship, both are needed.A lot of people love but do not desire their partners.
What you might not know is that the love of money isn’t the root of all evil, rather the fondness for money. (Greek Bible used philaguria (fondness/desire or urge for money and not agapeguria (love of money)
For marriage and relationships, love (agape) cements while desire/fondness spices. Both build stronger relationships.
Most relationships start with the chemical reactions of desire, of want, (the catalyst formed is what I cannot explain as “the way of a man with a woman”.) The continuity of a relationship comes with love.It is easy to hear people say “over time I came to love my partner”. Continue reading Your Relationship “Love” Has Not Died, Rather This Is What Might Have Happened
“The feeling of being more responsible to a relationship arises automatically when we feel wanted in the relationship”
Every relationship is unique in its own way whether it is social, marital, family/parent, work or even just friends. In spite of their differences, and just as we, humans are fundamentally equal, all kinds of relationship have three fundamental principles. These three principles start any relationship and go ahead to form a backbone knitting each together at any point. Frictions in relationships arise when any or all is lacking. The three things we all do desire from anyone we are in any relationship with are that they should:
- accept us
- want us
- be committed to our wellbeing.
Continue reading THE THREE PRINCIPLES OF RELATIONSHIP