Brandon, 20 / M / California.
Second year college student, majoring in Psychology. Interested in the psychology & philosophy of business.
But the highest level at which we’re able to interact and have a relationship is what I am talking about today, and that is real intimacy. That is where we give and receive without exploitation. “I don’t want to use you, I want to love you. I want to experience you. I want to know you. I want to smell you. I want to feel you. I want to grow with you. I want to dance with you, cry with you. I want to caress you.” But as I said, it’s going to take all the energies you have.
Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.