Toward Supreme Love in Self – (This Is an Endarkened, Feminist, New Literacies Event)
Man up (Asher speaks: A story)
Soren and I spent a lot more time together that summer. A lot more. The more time and space we shared, the more clearly I saw how our stories interconnected. There are so many levels to our Us. And so much beauty. A great deal of power. And when we did make love, we did it for real because we filled up our passion with the REALITIES of our friendship. We built our love before we made our love. So, when we really made love, it contained everything. All Things. More than I could ever have imagined. More than Soren imagined too. But, that’s another story….
When I consider our experiences during the-night-I-wasn’t-ready, and the summer months that followed, I realize how important it was for me to get my head and heart straight about the value of men in relationship. Soren’s investment in the pursuit of connection and affection took me off guard. I’d been concerned with the stories of women and their experiences in love and loving. But the stories I’ve read in the world and the Word are not solely about women’s healings. Men need healing too. The stories are about the power women and men can generate when united in the deconstruction of seeds of terror in human hearts. Looking more closely at how men’s words, thoughts, and deeds move terror along its trajectory in the soul and flesh/body provides more information.
At the height of the War...