Being human

Being human takes a moment.

Being human takes thought.

Being human takes intention.

Being human means smiling not scowling.

Being human is to be civil.

Being human is to respect.

Being human means giving without any expectation.

Being human means giving others the time to be understood.

Being human means empathy, not sympathy.

Being human means listening, not fixing.

Being human means allowing others to choose for themselves.

Being human means compassion for others suffering and sharing the load.

Being human means seeing all other humans as equal without exception.

Being human means listening without evaluating.

Being human means loving not hating.

Being human means looking at how to make things even better not blaming.

Being human is to be vulnerable.

Being human is what we all could choose.

Being human isn’t easy but it is the gift we all have.

Being human is often hard to put into words.

Deep down we all know what being human is.

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