Tag Archives: love

I know why he barks

Ben wants to please.  He really does.  Even as he barks – and just so you know, his bark is some kind of pitchy piercing octave that is ultra and immediately  annoying to me, so my patience when he barks … Continue reading

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Proof of Love

It’s not enough to be human, you know. Being human leads to disappointment and pain, to wounding ourselves and the people who are brave enough to risk loving us. Being human leads to devastation and longing. But it’s all we got. … Continue reading

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And in the end, the love you take…

I have heard that there are two ways to explain how a person treats others. Either they are acting from a place of love. or they are acting from a need for love. I’m not saying that this is always … Continue reading

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If you had to choose…

…between loving deeply or being loved deeply which would you choose? And why? Let me know by commenting below or  Email me and please pass this on by clicking the share button below. -jb

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Shut up superhero

Sometimes the bravest person in the room is the quietist. The bold one who recognizes that the most courageous thing to do or say is nothing. The strong one who withstands the overwhelming silence in an attempt to acknowledge all … Continue reading

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Love is a mix tape

I just picked up this book, Love Is A Mix Tape, at the library after seeing a recc for it from a friend of a friend on Facebook. (Do all my posts mention facebook?) Anyway, as one of those teenage … Continue reading

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Hugging The Monkey

There is a heart-grabbing photo floating around the internet.  Perhaps it has found its way into your inbox? It is a close up of a small, sad-faced monkey gently hugging a white bird.  Both animals are perfectly still as if … Continue reading

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