Sunday, July 19, 2009

Bicycle Ride

With the cool breeze blowing my hair, I closed my eyes for a second and felt the wind struck my face. I felt light as a feather, yet moving at a speed I can control. I maintained my balance and felt freedom - to go anywhere I want.

I always feel this whenever I ride a bicycle – the passion of freedom, balance and agility.

Bicycles are simple yet beautifully elegant machines that attract almost all sorts of people – from kids to adults.

Let me share a metaphor a friend told me, about bicycle and love. (From a movie? LOL)

The bicycle has 2 wheels (front and rear), which are directly connected. When you turn the pedals one time, the wheel goes around one time also. No bicycle can function with just one wheel. If one wheel is not in order the bicycle wont function. The two wheels need to be coordinated to have a successful trip.

Similar with romantic love.

The two parties need to be directly linked to each other – same goal, same course and same passion. They have to be in the same speed and turns. If one is stronger, the other gives assistance. If the former has difficulties, the latter helps. No love will flourish if only one “wheel” functions. It has to be an effort of two parties - a give and take relationship.

It is good to see this type of “bicycle relationships” in a lot of couples, and I hope a lot of “bicycles” reach their destinations :)

My precious bicycle :)


Julius Tan said...

Re: Bicycle Ride

Bess said...

Thanks for the reaction.
Already posted my reply.