Word Prompt: Gentle or Being or Being Gentle
Sentence Starter: The gentleness of touch reminds me…..
The gentleness of touch reminds me that we are not alone.
A simple nuzzle from the dog–
or perhaps a hug from a co-worker at the end of a long week–
or maybe even the clinking of glasses at happy hour–
the most simple of touches
are loaded with the complexity of human emotions
and, above all,
When we can touch others
the way that they have touched us,
our place in the world
briefly sheds a little more light
on the meaning of our human existence.