Love

Love

Something I believe that everyone, at some point or another, has taken for granted, lost, fallen into, wish we had, pushed away, run from or run to.
But if you're lucky you've felt all of those and more.
When you lose something you love, whether it be a toy, an article of clothing, or an item that just meant a lot to you, it bothers you but you begin to search for it with a straight head. You start at the last place you saw it and work back from there till eventually you find it or you give up and move on. 
But when you lose someone you love it stops you where you stand. It changes you, your habits, the way you think, your purpose. Its as if the path you were on just disappeared and now you're left standing in the middle of nowhere trying to carve a path towards a destination you don't know, in a direction you can't figure out. You lay there in the mornings trying to motivate yourself but all you do is roll over. Every task, whether big or small, seems menial. Whats the point of trying if you cant share it with that one person.
But even in losing someone love is still there. It teaches us patience, understanding, compassion and many other wonderful lessons that we can use to grow and become who we are meant to be. 

Love knows not of boundaries  
Love holds no grudges
Love sees the heart in its truest form 
         yet still indulges
Love drives the heart and mind insane
Love will break the insecure chains
Love will test ones faith
         yet still never refrain
Love for her has shown me this
Love always wins when faced with darkness
Love never fails even when I did
         yet still her heart loves me regardless
Love reaches deep in the soul
Love seals our dark holes
Love may not show us the lighted path
         yet still it guides us home



“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
Kahlil Gibran        

“You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
― Dr. Suess

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
—Lao Tzu

I encourage everyone who reads this to fall in love just like the poets and romantics. Love deep, love full and find that someone who makes you question everything except the love the two of you share.
Neil Hilborn, the man in the video, was changed forever by one person who he loved and loved him in return, sadly she left but he was forever changed by the love that they shared. Find the love that will change you. I end with this short sonnet by Pablo Neruda



“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”
― Pablo Neruda















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