“Purposefully turning away for a time from dwelling upon or engaging in the sexual dimension of our relationship to others – even our husband or wife – and thus learning how not to be governed by this powerful aspect of our life.”
“I am my beloved’s, and his desire is for me. — Song of Solomon 7:10
from A Year with God: Living out the Spiritual Disciplines edited by Richard J. Foster and Julia L. Roller, introduction to days 246 – 265.