The Sweetest Love

Years ago, I was very inspired to write poetry. I wanted to share a poem from my heart.

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photo from my dad, Al Wekelo

The sweetest, softest love is the one we have for ourselves

The courage to be ourselves

The compassion to be kind to ourselves

The vulnerability to speak our truth

The constant practice of letting go of the past

The constant reminder to live in the present moment of now

The patience it takes to allow and accept ourselves first

The patience to allow others

The unconditional love we strive to give ourselves

The unconditional love we share with others

The courage to live with an open heart, an open mind

The sweetest and softest space of LOVE for ourselves and others. 

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