I love people big. I have genuine interest in other humans. I love to watch people grow into the best versions of themselves and when they cheat themselves it hurts my soul. I will pour all the drops of my cup into other people, sometimes to my own detriment (I’m working on that). Melanie is right, I give love freely, but it’s returned to me in spades.
The muscle could choose not to fight against the sand. She could choose to stay irritated and let it wear her down, eventually succumbing to the tiny invader. She doesn’t though, she summons her inner GRIT and prepares for a lifetime battle. She takes that challenge, that strife, that thing that she didn’t ask for, and she turns it into a beautiful gift for the world.