Saturday, July 14, 2007

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE........

“LOVE”
Well..many of my friends say that they are in love. But I wonder or let me say I doubt
If they really are! I really don’t know what I am going to write…have a faint idea… n shall try putting it in words..!!
Actually,I believe that love is unconditional,and it should be that way! So when you say you love someone because…that makes it conditional.!! When u really love someone,there is really no reason behind that..and if you have a reason to love that person,then probably its just a crush!
And let me make my point clear…”LOVE” as for me doesnot mean holding hands,long drives,movies,
Parties,late night talks…!! But a divinity that we share.. when someone can understand your silence!!..when someone can speak for you before u could yourself… when someone could be “you” for you!!..may sound too philosophical.. but its my view and you people are free to judge them in your ways!

Any ways…here is the story! Do read it..and I hope you will be able to get what I was trying to probably say!
A story is told about a soldier who was finally coming home after having fought in Vietnam. He called his parents from San Francisco."Mom and Dad, I'm coming home, but I've a favor to ask. I have a friend I'd like to bring home with me." "Sure," they replied, "we'd love to meet him."

"There's something you should know the son continued, "he was hurt pretty badly in the fighting. He stepped on a land mind and lost an arm and a leg. He has nowhere else to go, and I want him to come live with us." "I'm sorry to hear that, son. Maybe we can help him find somewhere to live.""No, Mom and Dad, I want him to live with us.""Son," said the father, "you don't know what you're asking. Someone with such a handicap would be a terrible burden on us. We have our own lives to live, and we can't let something like this interfere with our lives. I think you should just come home and forget about this guy. He'll find a way to live on his own.

"At that point, the son hung up the phone. The parents heard nothing more from him. A few days later, however, they received a call from the San Francisco police. Their son had died after falling from a building, they were told. The police believed it was suicide. The grief-stricken parents flew to San Francisco and were taken to the city morgue to identify the body of their son. They recognized him, but to their horror they also discovered something they didn't know, their son had only one arm and one leg.

The parents in this story are like many of us. We find it easy to love those who are good-looking or fun to have around, but we don't like people who inconvenience us or make us feel uncomfortable. We would rather stay away from people who aren't as healthy, beautiful, or smart as we are. Thankfully, there's someone who won't treat us that way. Someone who loves us with an unconditional love that welcomes us into the forever family, regardless of how messed up we are..

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