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Yes can be yes.
Yes can be flat, monotonous, and start to lose meaning beyond “yeah sure.”
Yes can be alive.
Yes can be absolutely, how about it, right away, with enthusiasm, desire, purpose, and hope.
Yes can be okay. Timid and shy with just a hint of a lie, less willing to commit or too scared to ask why.
Yes can be hope. Determination. A promise. In the face of whatever unknowns the world may throw at you, yes is a promise to stay.
The Soul Made Of Fire, 104