Looking at Love

Nicole - Canton, Michigan
Entered on June 15, 2008
Age Group: 30 - 50
Themes: love


A belief indicates a strong thought that is perceived as truth.

Many would say then that believing is the act of thinking those thoughts. But wouldn’t it be more beneficial, more productive, and make better use of those thoughts if believing is the action one does to convey those strong thoughts that are perceived as truth?

The familiar cliche, “Actions speak louder than words,” is an accurate statement of human interaction but the same can be said for, “Actions speak louder than thoughts.” The later statement is laughable as it is obvious that a thought is private until it becomes spoken and it is only when one speaks does one expect to be heard.

Conflict arises when what is said is perceived as not being heard. An argument of some sort usually ensues about what is said, what the intent was and/or how the words were perceived. How many times have you said to your partner, “Don’t tell me you love me! I can’t believe that! You’ve told me that but then you do something that tells me otherwise. I need you to SHOW me that you love me!”

The truth is uncovered. Actions are needed that convey the thought. There is not much interest in the thought itself nor much interest in the spoken word. What holds the most value is the action itself. Act on your beliefs! Convey the truth of your thoughts through actions which support them.

Romance is not a just thoughts or words. Romance is the action one does to convey strong thoughts that are perceived as truth.

Romance is believing!