Defenses Up, Love Down

Char Saint

“I have my defenses; I’ve always been able to defend myself. I don’t like people who don’t like me. I can spot them at once. When I am not liked, I know it right away, and I leave. I can’t love among people who dislike me. I don’t ask that people love me – that’s a big word. And I don’t love everyone, either. There are a few people I love – really love, which means being devoted to someone body and soul. That kind of loving is rare.”