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A DIFFERENT LOOK AT LOVE

Wednesday, February 13, 2008


"There is in each of us, no matter how humble, a capacity for love. Even if our lives have not taken the course we had envisioned, even if we are less than the shape of our dreams, we are part of the human family. Somewhere, in the most inconsequential corners of our lives, is the opportunity for love.

If I am blind, I can run my hand across the back of a shell and celebrate beauty. If I have no legs, I can sit in quiet wonder before the restless murmurs of the sea. If I am wounded in spirit, I can reach out my hand to those who are hurting. If I am lonely, I can go among those who are desperate for love. There is no tragedy or injustice so great, no life so small and inconsequential, that we cannot bear witness to the light in the quiet acts and hidden moments of our days.

And who can say which of these acts and moments will make a difference?

The universe is a vast and magical membrane of meaning, stretching across time and space, and it is not given to us to know her secrets and her ways. Perhaps we were placed here to meet the challenge of a single moment; perhaps the touch we give will cause the touch that will change the world."

I THOUGHT THIS WAS VERY TOUCHING. IT ALSO REMINDS US HOW WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES.
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  • GLADI5D
    Very good.
    4764 days ago
  • STARTSPARKING
    Sometimes we neglect to realize the impact our actions have on others' lives. Thank you for sharing this beautiful piece.
    4764 days ago
  • DENESTIA
    That was very good, really made me think!
    4764 days ago
  • MIMILICIOUS
    This is just beautiful... thanks for sharing it.

    ~Karen
    4764 days ago
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