Home

There was a time in my life when I thought that it was foolish to think with the heart. After all, isn’t it the heart that so often gets us into trouble? Or is it?

Here is what I’ve learned.

The brain with it’s leanings toward logic and knowledge often guides us poorly. Logic tells me that if I speak out for the taunted, unwanted, and abused that I will possibly become the next victim. I know this is true as I have experienced and witnessed the ill-treatment of those defending the misused.

My brain tells me to be silent.

But the heart … it goes beyond the brain … it feels.

“The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.” ~ Robert Valett

My heart encourages me to stand up for the broken and hurting. My heart aches for the reviled. My heart tells me that EVERYONE needs love … regardless of age, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. My heart knows that to say nothing is wrong.

My heart says speak out.

No, it is not foolish to think with the heart. It is quite possibly the wisest thing to do.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s