Love is …

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heart-700141_1280There’s a new social media trend going on right now initiated by Ellen DeGeneres, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams, and Revlon. You can see their mini-video by visiting¬†Ellen’s website. The trend is being expressed by these phrases:



With all the discord among the citizens of the United States due in part to a lack of discourse between groups who have purposefully alienated themselves from each other, perhaps love is the one quality with which we can clothe ourselves to be more open and accepting of each other.

We don’t have to agree with everyone’s opinions or leanings, but can’t we at least respect each other enough to listen?

¬†Can’t we just listen without bringing our own preconceived perceptions and prejudices to the forefront?

Please, don’t turn off others’ voices.