Sometimes you need your God to be a simple invitation
The sense of the loved one seeing themselves through the intensity with which you are seeing them—and the reciprocation of that seeing—is the essence of the mutual, loving gaze. It is not confined to the merely human. Looking intensely at a landscape or the ocean, the give and take of the shoreline where the two meet, we fall in love, and perhaps equally, even find ourselves with a sense of being loved by the tidal essence of the world that we inhabit.
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