Monday, August 24, 2015

365 Project - Day 236 - "Love is..."


August 24, 2015 - "Love is..."

True love…

… is unquestionable.
… is being willing to ride the roller coaster together.
… is holding each other’s hands as you walk side-by-side through the scariest of life’s moments.
… is recognizing the moments when you need to let each other’s hand go. 
… is knowing deep down inside that your life is made better by the other person.
… is recognizing that your words and actions affect the life of the one you love.
… is complete, unhesitant trust.
… is knowing when to compromise.
… is the willingness to listen, even when you’re being screamed at.
… is being willing to admit when you are wrong.
… is being willing to forgive.
… is to never give up on one another.
… is to never stop dreaming of growing old together.
… is to be best friends with one another.
… is to share every aspect of life together.
… is when spoken words are not even needed.
… is seeing the beauty in each other.
… is allowing the other person to be themselves.
… is being the shoulder that gets cried upon.
… is being willing to cry your eyes out.
… is opening yourself up and exposing your true selves to one another.
… is letting the past stay in the past.
… is choosing to focus on “now” and the possibilities of tomorrow.
… is joining as one.
… is being able to say that you WILL be there for one another - for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health.
… is actually living by those words… those promises.
… is celebrating each and every blessing life brings you.
… is facing the challenges that life throws at you, together.
… is squeezing each other’s hand as the doctor delivers the news.
… is holding each other through the night.
… is knowing that, together, you can.
… is sitting at the hospital bedside offering softly spoken words and unspoken prayers.
… is holding on until the heartbeat can no longer be heard.
… is crying oceans.
… is getting out of bed and facing the new day even though it’s the last thing you want to do.
… is celebrating life the way you know they would want you to.
… is cherished memories held deep in your heart.
… is continuing the journey alone.
… is knowing that you are never really alone.
… is trusting that you will be together again in another time and place.

… is forever.

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