Under the hardest shell, is a person who wants to be appreciated and loved. I am living within the conditioning I have experienced on my journey through life. Somewhere along the way I, like others, became a little less trusting, a little more abrupt or impatient. This does not mean that there is no love, just that it remains hidden beneath the surface. To see past the shell encasing the person is to see the beauty underneath. Today let me see the real person under the shell.