Nobody wants to be with someone who doesn’t want to pursue them whole-heartedly.
They fall, and they cannot be reattached to the tree once they do. They are limited. They wither and die.
If we only realize that our words are as the leaves of trees; once uttered, we can never take them back.
Will we say what’s on our mind or will we choose the silence? Will we think twice, thrice before we speak? Will we open our mouths ruthlessly or choose our words carefully? Will we speak condemnation or life? How much will we say? Will we even talk?
One life is all we have. The words we say can either build or destroy us and the people around us. Do not let the leaves fall in vain.
Ephesians 4: 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace into the hearers.
She is not a fan of it. It saddens her heart. It makes her feel angry and alone. What’s worse, it makes her forget. It makes her think of unnecessary, and most times, illogical things. Yet in her weakness, those immaturities are real. And it frightens her. Then she gives up.
But he proved her wrong. He held her hand when she let go, showing her what they can do to make things between them work out. Compromise. He constantly reminded her so she won’t ever forget. He made her feel they were together, even if separated by a thousand miles.
Distance. It’s not such a bad thing. It is not an obstacle, either. It is an open challenge, an avenue for growth. Most of all, it shows how beautiful true love can be.
What I ate for lunch.