‘I just want to be loved.’
Have you ever heard someone say these words, or have you ever said them yourself?
Well I’ve definitely heard them before.
And it makes me wonder what these words really mean.
Is that what people really want? To be loved?
Most people would answer with a resounding ‘YES!’
‘Yes, I want to be loved. Of course I do.’
But could it be that, rather than wanting to be loved, it’s the experience of feeling love that people are actually searching for?
If it is, then our attention needs to shift from looking outside ourselves for love, to the more immediate experience of love which can be found within.
Yet because so few people know how to connect with love in a fulfilling way, they look to others for love instead.
They turn their attention outside in, and stop viewing life from the inside out. Continue reading