What Is Lust?

by C Cattaway   Nov 12, 2019

How easy is it to fall?
How relaxed do you make me feel?
What is lust, if not a progression,
To something more concrete; more real.

How can I separate these thoughts?
Convinced I want something else,
I hold back from pushing you away,
Lacking with my sense of self.

Afraid you will open your eyes,
And see why everyone else left.
Will you walk away when you notice
I'm never going to be your best?

But how can I tell if these worries
Are fear, or love developing?
And what if I fall, will that finish this off,
For wanting you to give your everything?

Copyright C Cattaway 2019


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  • 2 months ago


    True Love is fleeting, has nothing to do with lust or sex!
    There are three definitions of Love in the New Testament
    Philao, Common worldly affection, like friendship, which has degrees, more for relationships, and family, less for those that you interact with daily.

    Euros (Erotic) purely psychical, a sexual gratification, either by one's self, or with a partner. This is by many, understood as a "Love Affair".

    The Last is the perfect explanation of pure Love, it is Agape' and expressed through God's Creation, for God himself is pure Love. Only believers in him can actually experience this pure Love by his Holy Spirit indwelling them, thus they become one Spirit, as Jesus also was the Son of God, born miraculously as a true man. All of God's fullness dwelled in him bodily.

  • 7 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Some interesting thoughts here. You often hear the question 'what is LOVE' but not often the lust question. Purely instinctive or - potentially - the beginning of something far more? Not sure.

    Anyway, all the best

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