If we commit ourselves to one person for life this is not, as many people think, a rejection of freedom; rather, it demands the courage to move into all the risks of freedom, and the risk of love which is permanent; into that love which is not possession but participation.

Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) American writer
“The Irrational Season” (1977)
Added on 8-Sep-07 | Last updated 8-Sep-07
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