Every human in this world has the undeniable desire for true love, real love, pure love.
The ability to have someone love them unconditionally, for all of their beautiful flaws and mistakes.
Finding someone who understands the music of our hearts, the places we have been, who we want to be, the places we go in our minds, the unforeseeable and ever-changing adventures we all live—finding someone who finds all of this beautiful and loves us regardless is just about as peaceful as the sun’s rays reaching our faces after many days of clouds and darkness.
Finding someone that is content in sitting in silence with us.
Silence brings fear to most, but to those in love—it brings passion, understanding and peace.
Holds our hand.
Searches for our touch under the sheets as we sleep—just so we can be connected in the hours of rest. Smiles just knowing that we are breathing. Watches us from afar admiring our soul within our shell.
Someone that knows our journey, our story, and loves us even more for where we have been and wants to be a part of where we go!
It sounds pretty easy to do, but is it?
Love scares so many people. I know it scares me.
It opens us up, makes us vulnerable because we are sharing a piece of us that is often hidden in the depths of our soul. Is that not scary? Having someone see all of our light as well as all of our dark? But when we strip away the fear that is always holding us back from the light, the truth, the beauty of life, we can find the ultimate gift—love.
How does one strip away the fear so they can embark on journey of love?
As if there were perfect guidelines on how to love. If there were, I’d be a millionaire. All I can honestly say through numerous trials and tribulations, is to:
If we do not love ourselves first, no one else will. Fall in love with ourselves. We are worthy of love. We are worthy of happiness. We are worthy of a life filled with laughter and joy!
Be open & honest.
Speak our mind, our heart, our soul. Have no restraints to our feelings. Those restraints are caused by fear! There is no need for fear in regards to love. Which leads to…
Love like there is no tomorrow. Love as though it is all we know to do. Let it capture our mind, our soul, every molecule within our being—let that be what drives us through our day.
Love like there are no boundaries. Have no reservations. No ego. Be ourselves! Do not be afraid to make mistakes. Do not be afraid to be rejected. Live! Love! We are only given a short amount of time on this Earth, so embrace every moment of our lives loving what makes our souls sing!
Love elephant and want to go steady?
Apprentice Editor: Marcee Murray King/Editor: Rachel Nussbaum