Today is World Kindness Day 2019.
This is a piece I wrote a few years ago.
I wish love was taught in schools, to girls and to boys, so that people could grow up knowing what love really looks like.
Words alone are shallow, and just being able to read and write does not help us when we’re hurting deep inside, or when we need to find strength within to imagine ourselves out of situations, in order to move them along. It is action and our tiny, seemingly unimportant actions that show whether we really mean it when we say “I love you”. When we say “I love you” and then behave in ways that show the opposite or, perhaps worse, a very confused message, we hurt those who trust us and take us at our word.
Men, a little free love message for you here, while we’re at it: Know that you hold an immense golden key…
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