13 – Chastity – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

“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.

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