2021 Writing Contest 2nd Place Submission, Level A
Love Equals Loyalty by Micah R.
According to Cicero, who was an ancient Roman statesman, “Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable, than loyalty.” Demonstrating loyalty is the most important thing that someone could do for a person he or she loves because it reveals a decision to be faithful. If one is devoted and committed all the time, she is demonstrating loyalty. Undeserving loyalty communicates love. Certainly, loyalty is vital for a healthy relationship. Loyalty conveys love to others, which creates security and safety for those in the relationship. Loyalty is essential.
Actions and words exhibit loyalty to the person someone loves. Ultimately there is joy in knowing a person is committed. There is confidence because love is pure and unconditional. Love grows deeper, which happens over time when someone is loyal to another person. Each person becomes others’ cheerleader and wholeheartedly wants the best for them, which demonstrates loyalty. An example of being loyal is when brothers choose to help defend their sibling while others tease. Being loyal is the most important thing that someone could do for a person he or she loves.