Month: June 2020

close up of woman's beautiful eyes

The mystery of love-who are you, who am I?

Love- there is nothing that human beings need more, but there is also nothing that causes them so much doubt and confusion. One day, a young man came to visit me: he told me he was engaged to be married, he loved his fiancee and he was sure that she loved him back, but in spite of that he still asked himself certain questions. He had difficulty putting what he felt into words but in the end he said, ‘When I gaze into my fiancee’s eyes, I don’t really know who I’m looking at, and I don’t know who it is in me that’s looking at her either.’ I was astonished by the subtlety of this remark, for it is true, the identity of beings is a great mystery. What are the entities that live inside us and what are those that inhabit our friends, our family and all those around us? We do not know. For in reality, each person is a dwelling place inhabited successively by spirits of differing natures, and so it …