Re: Giving others what they need
Posted by Eddie on 05/05/2008 13:43:01
In reply to Giving others what they need posted by rob on 05/04/2008 15:37:14
One of the first things that I find uniquely embedded in the Needleman
quotation that jumps out to me, is the subtle hint that all human
beings at their core have been wonderfully created with and by a spark
of divinity/Love as part of their very make-up. And that the remnants
left over from the Devine in a human beings make-up holds not only the
necessity ‘of’ but the need ‘for’ Real Love relationships.
Another choice morsel I find tucked away inside this Needleman
quotation that seems to me to be of ‘Grand’ importance, is that within
every human being is the divinely implanted ‘need’ for the opportunity
to be of ‘Real Help’ to their own kind i.e. other human beings.
I don’t believe we have to ‘be’ anything like perfect to ‘do’ that,
but we do need to be tapped into the source of what has been expressed
as ‘Real Help’/Love/Divinity by Needleman.
On the one hand I need the aware experience of ‘being’ love and there
by being a giver of love. This is the ‘Gift’ and the ‘Living Human
Responsibility’ imprinted right into the very make-up of my Human
Being-ness. On the other hand, before I can ‘Experientially Know’ the
operable living dynamics of this Devine Love being manifested through
my being to others; I need to learn from those that “do”. And I’ll add
that this type learning almost always, if not always, requires the
preparatory ‘Work’ of “Learning How To Learn”.
In the Needleman quote “Need” seems to me to be critically linked to