“The highest form of love is the love that allows for intimacy without the annihilation of difference.” -Parker Palmer
In what relationships in your life do you see the “highest love”? Where could you pray for/cry out concerning/pursue a more loving relationship? How does loving someone “selflessly” necessitate the understanding of difference? How can we “love others as we love ourselves” while acknowledging that doesn’t necessitate any sort of similarity except common humanity? What is the place of difference in our love? Where does difference interfere with intimacy? Should it?