“There is no whole-hearted, committed relationship without each party having a clear sense of inner freedom and appreciation for the individuality and differences of their beloved. All other forms of duty are a devotion to varying degrees of misery.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“Leaning into a relationship is the best measure for determining intention and devotion. If the other person’s loyalty does not match your own (or if yours does not match theirs), you will feel distress within an area of your body: a lump in the throat, a knot in your gut, something will seem off. If there is an alignment of devotion, ease and reciprocation and a graceful push and pull will follow.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“I can’t think of anything more worthy of our time and attention than absolute devotion to our personal evolution. An individual is of no use to the world when they have not a thing to contribute to it.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com [original hot! quote on 6/25/12 “growth + commitment + evolution”]
“There comes a point when you have done everything you can possibly do, when you have exhausted your effort and devotion to a thing and you realize you can either hold on to it and fight against life or let go altogether, even though every fracking cell in your body is connected to it.” -Amy […]
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