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I Feel Bad For The Heart

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Only Beauty

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I feel bad for my heart. It has a mind of its own and it only wants what's best for me. It wants me to experience unending joy and love and compassion and empathy. But it's just so timid and soft spoken. It's always drowned out by all the other noise in life. And my mind never listens to my heart, instead only talking over it and pushing my emotions to the forefront. The heart is like a small child with big dreams and all the adults at the dinner table are my own consciousness, struggles, and relationships that don't listen to that small child. Why? Well, because... what does a child know? A child knows a lot.

A child knows how to seek out joy.
A child discoveries hobbies.
A child isn't afraid to make a new friend.
A child has an imagination.
A child sees the good in everything.
A child speaks truth when you least expect it.
A child yearns for attention.
A child has ambitions.
A child has room for growth.
A child is moldable.
A child is humble by default. (I can't do that. I'm too little. But one day when I'm bigger, I'll show you.)
A child is always wanting to learn something new.
A child knows how to give a hug.
A child knows how to receive a hug.
A child is fearless.
A child isn't afraid of a little pain.
A child is care free.
A child doesn't worry about things they can't control.
A child only experiences pure heartbreak. (Like losing a pet, or maybe a grandparent who loved them dearly.)
A child is thoughtful.
A child loves freely.
A child has a heart.

I was a child once.
 
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I think what you have written above is so very true, but also beautiful. I still have a small child in my body and look on him as a baby me. Thank you so much for sharing this.
 
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TheHeartHasAVoice

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I thought about my childhood a lot and missed it. Then I thought why can't I live the same happiness now? As you grow to be an adult there is a lot of noise stopping you from being that blissful child again. I found by sorting out the noise which may involve solving problems, looking at things differently etc you can access that inner child again and it's a blissful experience. To have your mind free again.
 
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