buy indesign cs3 mac http://opencourses.emu.edu.tr/cohort/upd... discount lightroom 2
http://www.fiabci-asiapacific.com/?indus... 
office 2007 student discount 
buy microsoft money 
best price windows 7 professional retail buy microsoft office outlook 2007 download buy windows 7 64 bit student
best price after effects cs3 macjournal discount code cheap office 2013 for students
levitra best prices 
levitra store 
http://www.toulouse-les-orgues.org/?page... 
archicad 14 purchase best price corel painter dreamweaver cs6 purchase buy acrobat reader pro buy adobe dreamweaver cs4 full version

© Glendon Mellow, The Flying Trilobite

Contradicting the universe

One of the hardest things about being human is realizing that the universe couldn’t possibly care less than it does whether you are happy or safe, or fulfilled, or even alive. And most of the pieces of the universe all around us — the ones shaped like us — only rise slightly above that level of zero concern. Most of the time, I’m just an obstacle between them and the front of the checkout line at Kroger. On most days, if I’m honest, they’re usually about the same to me.

The loneliness and isolation of being a feeling thing in an uncaring universe can be devastating. There was a time when I felt it intensely for several years running. It helped me understand why people are drawn to the idea of a loving God, an insight I’ve never forgotten. It solves not just death, but that crushing universal indifference.

Wedding3If you’ve ever been there, then had someone smile at you or say something kind, you probably remember the momentary realization that at least some small piece of the universe was not indifferent to you. You probably remember it washing over you like a warm bath. I sure do. If you’ve never felt it, take my word, holy cow. I’m sure it saves lives.

I haven’t felt that terrible isolation or those brief respites in about 24 years, ever since one particular piece of the universe put me at the center of her concern and let me return the favor.

So there’s my definition of love for Valentine’s Day. It’s a contradiction of the universe.

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

Comments

comments

This was written on Thursday, 14. February 2013 at 13:58 and was filed under Love and marriage. You can keep up with the comments to this article by using the RSS-Feed.

Du hast die Möglichkeit einen Kommentar zu hinterlassen.

«  –  »

Comments »

  1. Congrats

    Comment: tomaschavez00 – 19. February 2013 @ 2:12 pm

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.