She’ll never know the pain that I went through, and I hope she never does. I’m still coping with it -- slowly accepting one sacrifice from her at a time.
Anansi and the Maroon and indigenous dwellers of the jungle had indirectly taught me that my 'primitive brain' and instinctual self, contrary to popular Western belief, were not ruled by fear and existential angst.
I realized that people respond better when we infuse our words with a more passionate showing. The more feelings we add to what we are saying, the better the connection. The more engagement we add to our interactions, the better we live.