Friday, July 8, 2016
It took a lot of courage to try and start a connection out of nothing. But I did.
You reached out a hand to accept.
It took a lot of courage for me go someplace on my own to see you, not knowing whether or not you would even be able to see me or let alone recognize me. But I did.
You made me feel like the spotlight was on me.
It took a lot of courage to walk into a place, not knowing if you would actually be there, or be even be willing to meet me. But I did.
Even though I was late, and you were preoccupied, your body language was all I needed to see.
You made my heart feel ten times bigger than when I walked in.
It took a lot of courage for me to open my mouth and join a conversation with you when I wasn't part of it to begin with. But I did.
You made me feel welcome.
It took a lot of courage for me to walk into a crowd of thousands, not knowing whether that was the last time I was going to see you or hear from you again. But I did.
You made me feel like you were there to see only me.
It took a lot of courage for me to send out the invitation to see me, not knowing if you would come. But I did.
You came and it filled me with joy.
It took a lot of courage for me to stop chasing you and watch you walk away when it seemed you weren't quite ready. But I did.
You still gave me hope.
It took a lot of courage for me to close the door in hopes of something more. But I did.
Now, all I ask is that you have the courage to stop and engage in conversation, even if it may change the rest of your life. If you do,
I will give you all the things that you have given me.