BloPoMo Day 2, Part 2: Love in Fewer Than Ten Words

Love is saying “I’m here” and being there.

Love is saying “I will” and doing so.

Love is grasping hands through nightmares and pain.

Love is asking “how are you” and wanting to know.

Love is being the person you needed.

Love is holding out a Kleenex.

Love is pretending not to see the tears.

Love is saying “Talk, I’ll listen” and listening.

Love is 4am texts saying, “I’m glad you’re here.”

Love is a letter amongst the bills.

Love is hearing another’s struggles and admitting “Me, too.”

Love is seeing another’s darkness and sharing some light.

Love is saying “I noticed. Thank you.”


Author’s Note: Yes, I think I technically cheated by writing several lines, and I could probably go on and on and on, honestly. Love, in all its forms, is so multi-faceted and deep and wide and high; no wonder Greek has four differing words for it. How would YOU describe what love means to you in fewer than ten words? Feel free to post in the comments. I would love to hear your mind and heart.


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