Love Is Never The Same Way Twice

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020


Photo: Indianapolis International Airport

Hello Friends—

I hope everyone had a happy and healthy Labor Day Holiday Weekend! 🇺🇸❤️🤍💙

Recently, I have taken a renewed interest in poetry. I have been reading through some of Alfred Lord Tennyson and Lord George Gordon Byron. I have enjoyed reading their work and often find myself drawn into a mental picture of their brilliance in writing or the subject of their inspired work. Being in love, receiving love and giving love are all uniquely beautiful.

The falling in love, is much different than being loved. And, staying in love is not a task for the weak of heart. If only when we fall in love, we would remember all those feelings and emotions that race through our bodies…mind, body and soul, so we would not forget them.

I remember a specific kiss, a first kiss and I experienced, a moment of pure joy. It was exciting and freeing, to say the least. It was a moment of clarity, I had never felt before. What followed was not the living paradise I had imagined, all the same I am still thankful for the experience. I wrote a poem a few years after my experience, as the memory still holds clarity, no matter the outcome.

A Kiss Is Still A Kiss©️

The innocence of it all
The reaction, still a mystery
Was it shock. Was it delight?

It was sweeter than I ever could have imagined
One small request
One summer night.

If I close my eyes
I can almost feel the moment
You and me
…one red Dodge pick up truck
…one empty fair ground.

That kiss – just a kiss
But, oh what a kiss
It opened my life to a whole new world.

Since that summer night
My life, it has never been the same
Filled with much happiness mixed with some sadness

I often wonder about where my life would be
If not for that kiss

I will never know
…my hope, is no n matter what, it all matters and I wish for happiness.

I will never regret my answer to the question

I will always be thankful for the experience
Yet, somewhat saddened by my limitations.

That kiss, though it was spectacular
Possibly mystical
However, in the end , it was just a kiss
But, oh what a kiss.

A kiss is still a kiss.

June 25, 1994

Updated: September 9th, 2020©️

Photo Credit: Me 🙂

I must say, my life has experienced other loves and losses but as Lord George Gordon Byron eloquently writes, “The heart will break, but broken live on.”

The heart is a miraculous organ that God gave each of us. It can bare equal parts joy and sorrow while maintaining all functions of supplying life to our bodies.

Heart Facts:

(HealthDayNews) — Though it weighs less than a pound, the human heart provides enough energy in an hour to lift a one-ton, medium-size car one yard off the ground. Jan 26, 2004

While you’re probably familiar with a few heart-healthy tips, there are some fun facts about the heart that you may not know. The average heart is the size of a fist in an adult. Your heart will beat about 115,000 times each day. Your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood every day. *See references below for a list of 24 fun facts about the heart.

Facts About Love That Will Make Your Heart Smile

Falling in love is like being on drugs.

Hugging your partner is an instant stress reliever.

A happy heart is a healthy heart.

Couples’ heartbeats synchronize.

It’s chemically addictive.

Cuddling is good for you.

It eases chronic pain. *See reference below for full article of “Facts About Love That Will Make Your Heart Smile”

Friends—we all have stories and a past, be thankful for the experiences, learn from them, keep moving forward. Trust in God, He knows you and above all He LOVES YOU ALWAYS! Below is a song I heard for the first time today, he touched my heart and I pray it does yours too.

Remember, God loves you!! He will never leave you!! His mercies are new every morning. I know that life is difficult these days due to COVID-19 and social unrest, remember God is our firm foundation. Please know that you are loved and that you make a difference in the world. 🌎🌏🌍

Until next time…🔆🌻🍁🌾🍂🙏🏻

Share love…🤎🤍🖤💜💙💚💛🧡❤️💝💖

Be good to yourself…😊🤪😍😷💤😴💫

Be kind to one another…🌻🌸🌼🌺🌹💐🌷

Please practice healthy social distancing along with good health and hygiene habits! May God’s Blessings be abundant to you today! Amen. 

~Peace~ ειρήνη~Charlotte 

ειρήνη– “Peace” in Greek, reference listed the below. 


*Original Post of “A Kiss Is Still A Kiss”

35 Incredible Science-Based Facts About Love

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