and maybe you gave him
than his heart could hold.
Intimacy is one of my most favorite reasons to be alive. And I don’t just mean the physical aspect it leads to. I mean the number of stories and jokes, and the level of honesty and compassion that lead to the point where I can trust you with my entire body. I’ve come to realize that I constantly hunger for spiritual intimacy – the kind where when I breathe you in, it sets my lungs on fire. The kind where you can look me in the eye and make me feel completely bare.
I told a complete stranger about you today. I couldn’t help myself. They were so sad, and downtrodden. I needed them to know that perfection does exist, and that real beauty is out there. I told them that I knew someone who’s eyes never stopped shining, someone who taught me how to wander instead of worry, someone who makes waking up so much easier. I told them about you in a heartbeat, and just like me, they walked away smiling.