Of lions, tigers and bears…I’m sure you all know the rest, but if you don’t:
Exactly why do we love love when love seems to hate us? I am asking this question because from personal experience I can say that love is absolutely everything that it’s cracked up to be. It’s that thing that has caused men to go to war, makes you kill…you will stay out later than normal and come home home early. It makes you do whatever necessary. In fact, you will even change some of who you are in the name of this ever elusive emotion.
We’ve talked about soul mates. We’ve talked about friends with benefits. We’ve talked about potentials. What we haven’t talked about is real love. The kinda love that makes you wanna give up everything. That solid kinda love. I’m talking about the kinda love Coretta had for Martin, that light we all saw in Michelle’s eye yesterday when she watched Barack take office. Those two women have something so great in common. See if you don’t understand the kind I’m talking about…imagine how Coretta must have felt when they told her Martin was gone? If that image doesn’t do it somebody think about how Jackie must have felt on that sunny day in Texas? And if that doesn’t work…think about how Michelle is gonna feel every single minute Barack’s out of her sight? Hm…see that’s loving someone so much you can’t bear to live without them…but do you love that person so much you can’t live with out them? Or could you go on?
I’m scared of that kind of love. I might not be scared of anybody or anythin else…I’m scared to love another person that’s not my child more than I love myself. I am scared to hand someone my heart, bloody and beating, knowing that they have every single opportunity to break it. But you see when you’re scared of love and you’re scared of what it brings then you are chained…enslaved to this fear and you won’t love.
This is the kind of love that may not be all roses and romance…it’s really, really hard work…it’s that kind of love where people see it and say they love each other so much….but let’s be clear this kind of love requires hard work-devotion, understanding and patience…examine yourself…can you love like this? Are you ready to have someone love you like this? This requires strength…what are you doing to prepare?
And for me, the thing is, I’m scared of loving you, yes baby, that’s right I love you so much it hurts…In fact, sometimes i think I survived on the breath you just finished…
This is me…waxing sentimental but what I really wanna know is what about love scares you? Anything or are you fearless?
I’m obviously a ball of confusion….
***ADMIN NOTE***Check us out tomorrow for sure. We’re introducing a new member of SSSO…here’s a hint…he’ll be giving the Bro’s prospective 🙂 I can’t wait!!!