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The shape of love

hearty-bread

©Kelvin M. Knight

“Do you know how the heart symbol came to be?”  Her grandfather saw her gazing mesmerized at the unexpected shape on the sliced bread.

“There’s the belief that this drawing we use to symbolize love and all its associates is in reality two human hearts fused together as one”.

She looked at him, her eyes suddenly sparkling.

“Is that the reason we are constantly searching for our other half? To feel whole?”

“It may very well be”, he replied.

His wife came into the room. It didn’t matter how old they were, he still beamed every time he saw her.

 

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11 thoughts on “The shape of love

  1. Dear Maria-Christina,

    What a sweet story of enduring love. I’m sure these grandparents have many stories to tell. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  2. Life Lessons of a Dog Lover on said:

    Lovely story.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Love this 🙂

    Like

  4. Oh, what a beautiful legend tale. Love it!

    Like

  5. That’s an intriguing little bit of knowledge. nice one.

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