Love

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“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.”

~ C S Lewis

About V C Willow

V C Willow has always loved to write and read for pleasure. During her teenage years she wrote a lot of poetry but graduated to writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Epic Fiction, Urban Fantasy and Suspense as she reached her twenties. She is a geek and comic nerd. A very keen reader, an enthusiastic cook and gardener and loves to craft. She's even been known to get down and dirty and do some DIY. V.C live in Manchester, England with her ball of cat fluff, Willow. She is currently writing her début fantasy novel. You can follow her authors page on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/vcwillow Connect with her on Linked in at: uk.linkedin.com/pub/vc-willow/4b/b90/521 Follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/inquisitivevic Follow her on Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/5563938-v-c-willow )O(
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3 Responses to Love

  1. coastalmom says:

    Have always loved that C.S. Lewis! Thanks! I used this one for my quote of the day on facebook!

  2. How sad this world would be if everyone locked their hearts in a casket of selfishness for fear of their hearts being broken. Love is synonymous with happiness. You can’t have one without the other.

    • V C Willow says:

      So true, It’s also interesting that some of the most angry and unhappy people I meet seem to be devoid of the ability to love others as well as the ability to love themselves.

      You’re with yourself twenty-four hours a day, Seven days a week. If you don’t love who you are or feel comfortable in your skin then you’re in for a long, unhappy life no matter how short your life may be.

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