Obviously, there's a huge distance from here to the far more profound, personal love developed over the years, especially in marriage. Susan learned about this foundation of love after becoming engaged to David.
Mr Trump has suggested he hopes to name Mr Comey's successor before he departs for Saudi Arabia and Israel on Friday for his first overseas trip as president.Mr Trump himself has not directly addressed the latest allegations, but the growing questions about his conduct were on his mind as he spoke to new graduates at the US Coast Guard Academy overnight."You can't let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams … " "We're choosing to love him," her mother explained, "because love is a choice." There's no better wisdom Susan's mother could have imparted to her before marriage. "Mom," she said hesitantly, "I really appreciate your feelings, but, in all honesty, how can you say you love someone you've never met?The first is care, demonstrating active concern for the recipient's life and growth.
The second is responsibility, responding to his or her expressed and unexpressed needs (particularly, in an adult relationship, emotional needs). Erich Fromm, in his famous treatise "The Art of Loving," noted the sad consequence of this misconception: "There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails so regularly, as love." (That was back in 1956 ― chances are he'd be even more pessimistic today.) So what is love ― real, lasting love? What we value most in ourselves, we value most in others. " she cooed.) But in her study of real-life successful marriages Judith Wallerstein reports that "the value these couples placed on the partner's moral qualities was an unexpected finding." To the Jewish mind, it isn't unexpected at all.The New York Times, citing a current and a former US official, reported on Tuesday the information Mr Trump divulged came from an Israeli intelligence asset based in IS-held territory in Syria.Israeli officials have declined to confirm whether they were the source of the information Mr Trump shared, but have been quick to say counter-terrorism coordination with the US is strong.For example, if you want to become more compassionate, thinking compassionate thoughts may be a start, but giving tzedaka (charity) will get you there.