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Wonder is one of those crazy words that mean more than one thing. You might feel a sense of wonder about something, but then you might wonder about whatever it was that you experienced. Yeah, that sounds like how love can be sometimes.
Love can be full of wonder in the sense of amazement. The cliched metaphor of fireworks going off at a kiss came from the fact that sometimes kissing the one you love is like the amazing wonderful things happening that makes all of life seem bright and illuminated. A relationship filled with hope and positive future is all flowers, smiles, and dazzling stars in an endless sky. Love is beauty.
But then when a day of doubt creeps in you might begin to wonder. Wonder in the negative sense of inklings of distrust and apprehension about what will happen tomorrow. Does my dear one still love me? Is there someone else? Is this the beginning of the end? You wonder as the world darkens.
It's best not to let doubts, fears, and wondering cloud the thinking. Just to go on and let the future take care of itself. Love should be a liberator and not an oppressor. When things do not turn out as you expected, sometimes you just have to let love do what ever it is it needs to do.
Love is not always a two way street. And there are times when the wonder of love is in the wondering of what it's all about.
Do you ever wonder about love? Has the feeling of love ever given you a sense of wonder? Do you see love as a liberator, a captor, a bit of both, or something else entirely?