Do you know that the best time to know yourself is when you are in love? You discover feeling you never knew you had: the heights of jealousy, passion, anger, and affection.
It’s up to you to be master or slave to them. Committing into a relation entails a lot of hard work to keep it because love is an act of the will, to live for another, to give oneself to meet the needs of another. Opening up hearts means making room for love, patience, understanding, and sacrifice.
Loving a person is like holding sand in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold on to some of it, but most will be spilled.
Loving a person of like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relation slips away and is lost. You never love by loving; you always lose by holding back.
Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a something to be waited for; it is something to be achieved.