RISK FOR LOVE
My husband has been called a Stand-Up-Guy.
He is grand in stature, grand in his life accomplishments, grand in his thinking and quietly grand in his giving.
He has a saying,
“If you’re going to risk, risk for love.”
We have many opportunities in life to risk- the stock market, gambling, new business ventures. But let’s look at the times we risk for love.
When you tell a potential life partner that you love them or ask them to marry you there is a chance for rejection.
We risk life as we know it when we bring a child into the world. And once they are here we would risk anything to help them and keep them safe.
If you tell a friend you love them there is a risk of shocking them, being uncomfortable or being told you are odd. People are not used to this kind of verbal affection.
We risk our emotions when we adopt a pet knowing they will reach in, imprint our hearts and then leave us long before we are ready to see them go.
When loving ourselves we are critical and question whether we are good enough or deserving of self-care and self-love.
Even when doing acts of loving kindness there is the risk of being misunderstood or having your motives judged.
When you love there is risk.
Love in every moment.
Love with all the breath you have in your soul.
Love until it trembles your very reason for living.
My husband is a Stand-Up-Guy. He lives his life in a conservative understated way. He believes in researching, weighing all options and knowing the odds.
He rarely takes chances; however at a time when we thought our relationship was over he took the risk. He made the phone call. He began the conversation which led to our happy marriage.
He believes in risking for love.
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Pennie's Life Lesson -
“If you’re going to risk, risk for love!"
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My intent in sharing this with you is to encourage you to fill yourself with love and if you are going to risk for anything - make it for love!
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