Please Hear What I Am Not Saying

This is from Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul, by Charlie C. Finn. I have never thought that it applied only to teenagers, as I am one of the adults to whom it also applies. All of us need to be hugged, to have a stranger be kind to us. It reminds us of our value, especially when we have not been kind to that stranger. People are like animals caught in a hunter’s trap. They really need your help to get out, but the closer you get, the higher the odds that they will attack you. Release the trap anyways, even though you will get scratched!

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