When We Do Not Have Love, Then We
Shall Always Give Of Our Substance To Get It.
caller to my radio show posed the following question: "It seems to me
that you imply that we should be celibate. I say that you cannot do that when
you are married. There are reports that 40 to 50 percent of all women are
frigid. They say that this is the cause of all of their problems. Psychiatrists
back this up by saying that if you resolve the problems of frigidity that you
will become more energetic in spirit and in body as well as become closer to
responding, I told her she had not quite gotten my meaning as it relates to
true, non-sexual love. What I was trying to say was that the awakening of
sexual feelings or for that matter all lust passing itself off as love, is
always a subtle evidence of a spiritual failing.
the goal of life were one of attaining perfection, then any perverse need for
affection, food, sex, lust of any kind would begin to diminish. In our present
state, lustful longings intensify and are never satisfied. True love begins to
temper those appetites as we grow toward perfection by correcting all those
resentment-based judgments which are wired directly to various kinds of lust.
love does not confine behavior to only sexual activity or to just one
individual, like a husband, wife or child. Genuine love is an impersonal,
universal attitude that governs all we do. However, without this love
ingredient, nothing; sex, children, family, money, eating, giving, living or
dying, has any real value.
natural undertaking, be it personal, pleasurable or business, including sex,
becomes frustrating unless tempered by the propriety of whatever true love
happens to be. When we temper our relationships as they relate to people and
things, with patience and endurance, a magical thing happens. Everything