I had to share this amazing post by my soul brother, Troy P. I love this guy and his writing more than my words can ever convey.
“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”
~ Edwin Louis Cole
I take an overly ambitious bite of my piping hot fish sandwich before it hits me.
Swirling the overheated flesh hurriedly around my mouth, in a vain – and ultimately unsuccessful – effort to cool it off; I look around to make sure no one is witnessing my faux pas, when all of a sudden it strikes. The observation that within the central section of this particular Burger King, couples are seated on the hard plastic seats, with all of them smiling and carrying on, regardless of their backside’s discomfort or protest. Couples of all shapes, sizes and ages, mulching through their fast food while leisurely enjoying each other’s company. Scanning the perimeter, I then take notice that these couples are seemingly surrounded by people of a most decidedly “singular” nature.
People that are alone.
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