LOVE does not create the longing, the loneliness we feel, fear does. And loneliness is fear’s master deception, for it asks us first to believe untruth, though truth is before us and then replaces the absolute with the impossible…
“They cannot scare me with their empty spaces
Between stars—on stars where no human race is.
I have it in me so much nearer home
To scare myself with my own desert places.”
~ Robert Frost