Friday, May 14, 2021

What We Crave


We think we want sex,
but it’s not always about sex.
It’s intimacy we want.

To be touched.

Looked at.

Admired.

Smiled at.

Laugh with someone.

Feel safe.

Feel like someone’s really got you.

That’s what we crave.

Unknown


See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
The Longing for Love: God’s Primal Beatitude
The Holy Pleasure of Intimacy
To Know and Be Known
To Be Held and to Hold
What We Mean By Love
Like a Sure Thing
Love as “Quest and Daring and Growth”
Love as Exploring Vulnerability
Sex as Mystery, Sex as Light (Part I)
Sex as Mystery, Sex as Light (Part II)
Just Now and Then
Intimate Soliloquies
The Gravity of Love
“Make Us Lovers, God of Love”
Relationship: The Crucial Factor in Sexual Morality
The Many Manifestations of God’s Loving Embrace
November Musings
In This In-Between Time
Morning Light

Images: Michael J. Bayly.


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