“I’ve messed up in both directions: being self-centered, being a martyr; not knowing my own worth, not valuing the essential worth of the other. “To love well is to get the balance right. It’s the work of a lifetime. It’s art.” Elizabeth Lesser

“Love of self, love of other: two strands in the love braid.

“I have braided these strands together in all sorts of relationships, in varying degrees of grace and ineptitude.

“I’ve messed up in both directions: being self-centered, being a martyr; not knowing my own worth, not valuing the essential worth of the other.

“To love well is to get the balance right. It’s the work of a lifetime. It’s art.

Source: Elizabeth Lesser Archives – SuperSoul.tv


“I’ve messed up in both directions: being self-centered, being a martyr; not knowing my own worth, not valuing the essential worth of the other. “To love well is to get the balance right. It’s the work of a lifetime. It’s art.” Elizabeth Lesser

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