"(Love).. is not puffed up"
I may have seen or listened to a couple
or an individual who acted as if they had all the answers
about love, as if they were the experts. There's
something about such behavior that irritates me, even
when I don't know exactly why. If I find myself
doing it on occasion, I walk away frustrated because
others seem to show a lack of interest in listening to
When I discover something wonderful
about love, I often can't wait to tell others. But if I
do it to try and impress my SO or someone else, usually
it backfires - instead of getting acknowledgement, I get
rejection, or end up feeling as if I'd have been better
off keeping quiet.
Once I remember that the best way to tell someone about
love is to show it in my actions, I can see how
pride can get in the way of love. Being "puffed
up" gives others the hidden message that I'm somehow
better or wiser than them, even if I don't intend to give
that impression. When I act with humility however,
I let love do the talking for me, through my loving
Just for Today
Actions speak louder than words. The
next time I feel I understand love better than my SO,
I'll remember that my pride can actually get in the way
of my ability to love.
Today I'll show my love quietly and
humbly, and let it speak for itself.
Whom do you try to get closer to: someone who shouts, or
someone who whispers? - BH
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