If you enjoyed the film What the Bleep, one of it’s makers, Betsy Chasse, has recently published a book called Tipping Sacred Cows. In this case, the Sacred Cows are our personal stories about the world.
You may enjoy her blog post about it – full of metaphor. The only difference I’d suggest is that replacing stories about the past with stories about the future is just changing the breed of cow. The key to the love she opened to at the fireplace is being in the present with what is here now. Including him.