Thursday, December 8, 2011

Open Notes

Roaring laughter
As someone who loves reading and write I have the tendency of analyzing everything around. I go deeper into the sentences, I try to bring the noise out of the silence, I learn so much from being an outsider when I am people watching. Sometimes my analyzing becomes destructive when it leads to over-thinking. One of the things that I've been thinking of lately is how we human we tend to want the easy way out. We tend to hide our true feelings due to being shy which leads to abbreviating words that makes these words look less sentimental. By sentimental I am referring to properly telling the people you love how much you love them by using that simple phrase but powerful three words. Have you ever said it aloud to yourself and think how beautiful I Love you sound rather than a short "luv ya, love"?
Coming out of the hiddenThere's a quote from an author named Ev'Yan who actually talked about hiding our true feeling behind abbreviating words. She stated that when we hide ourselves it only reverberate as:

"I have strong feelings of care & admiration for you, but I dare not say those three little words to convey my true feelings because they're drenched in too much emotion, so I shall instead chop them up, through out the most useful, potent parts, & give you a version that is easier to digest but will not fully nourish your being. NO"

"Say those three, specific, impactful words, the ones that turn our hearts into mush & make us feel a little high for a moment: I love you. Those simple syllables are small, but mighty. They instantly & allusively translate into: I adore you. I appreciate you. I respect you. You add delicious complexity to my existence. Say it with moxie. Say it with warmth. Say it because there is no ceiling on love; because you contain an infinite source of it; because love is meant to be given (& felt) freely on all levels. Say it because you know you mean it. Don’t apologize for it. Don’t end it with a disclaimer. Don’t dumb down your words to make less of an impact".----Ev'Yan

It's All Love
Sophie :)

5 comments:

Vickie said...

You look sensational! Gaahhhh! Also, I agree with you.

Sophie with her Illustrations said...

Thank youuu Vicksters :)

Ms. Geek Goddess said...

Yeah, I love this post. I used to not be able to tell my friends that I loved them. I would just be like "you know." It is sometimes hard to put those words out there because it makes you so vunerable and at times the people tnat you say it to can make light of it in a way that can make you feel like you should have just kept it to yourself. Nevertheless, some maturity has taught me that you should just love freely and if people can't or don't want to handle it, well that's on them.

Ms. Geek Goddess said...

Yeah, I love this post. I used to not be able to tell my friends that I loved them. I would just be like "you know." It is sometimes hard to put those words out there because it makes you so vunerable and at times the people tnat you say it to can make light of it in a way that can make you feel like you should have just kept it to yourself. Nevertheless, some maturity has taught me that you should just love freely and if people can't or don't want to handle it, well that's on them.

Sophie with her Illustrations said...

I can relate to what you feel Ms. Geek :) thank you for agreeing with me