“A man must be prepared to give 100% to his purpose, fulfill his karma or dissolve it, and then let go of that specific form of living. He must be capable of not knowing what to do with his life, entering a period of unknowingness and waiting for a vision or a new form of purpose to emerge. These cycles of strong specific action followed by periods of not knowing what the hell is going on are natural for a man who is shedding layers of karma in his relaxation into truth.” ~ David Deida ‘The Way of The Superior Man’
Love a man whose strength of character precedes him on his journey in life.
Love a man who’s not afraid to stumble and fall, only to pick himself up and face the wind once more.
Love a man who’s made mistakes and whose heart is etched with scars of long lost loves, lingering embraces and kisses that tore at the soul.
Love a man who listens to his inner guides, and not knowing exactly where they lead, picks up his sword and leads his horse into the dark of a forest from where he may never return.
Because he has faith in his dreams, even those that leave him broken and in need of a fresh start.
Because he is the wizard of his own destiny, weaving the strands of the unknown into a tapestry that he can cover himself with when times are hard.
Because he is a warrior and he is hungry for a life that is lived without regrets.
Love a man whose smile is honest and whose eyes fell you to your knees.
Love a man who will turn away from safety, trusting that his passions are a danger he cannot live without.
Love a man whose hands know how to explore your secrets and his body awakens every sin you’ve ever craved—he won’t judge you, he’s a worshiper of the Feminine.
Love a man whose tears are hot, who bathes in the ashes of his mistakes. Love him when his eyes are shadowed, when he walks the beach in search of his muse, when he stands naked in a soul consuming fire; because he’ll come out stronger than before. He’s promised you that and he keeps his word.
A man who understands the journey, will not apologize for where his mind leads him. He will seek wisdom from any place that it hides. This man is a visionary, and he seeks a woman whose life is her own.
He will own you if you ask it, but only when you allow him into your darkest requests. He will advise you if you need it, but give you space to follow your own truth. He will understand that your journey is a battlefield only you can lay yourself down on.
But ask him for protection and you’ll hear his sword rasp out of its shield.
Love a man who dreams of the future but never wastes today.
Love a man whose intensity keeps the wolves at bay.
Leave your door wide open, he will come to you when you need him – stranger, seeker, sinner; thinker.
Men on their journey push past the mists of the unknown and bare themselves to loss or gain, whichever will find him first, and trusting in the process, awaken stronger, more alive, gifting the world with their insights and inventions.
Men on their journey will enjoy your mind, will yearn to learn from you—will find their pleasure in discovering your truth.
Men on their journey are wild and sensual. Because their soul knows no boundaries, their thoughts are limitless, their voices can either soothe or excite.
Love a man who shakes loose the questions of the ages, who throws himself in to the sea, seeking salty respite from the ravages of his quests, who listens to the call of mermaids, and believes that the spirit world holds more wisdom than all the books in the world.
Love a man who’ll be on his journey until his dying day.
You’ll know him by his integrity. He’ll never tell you that he’s finished being the adventurer.
You’ll know him by his vulnerable heart.
Author: Monika Carless
Editor: Renée Picard
Image: Robert Bejil at Flickr
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