I Am At Your Side

God, are you there? I am all alone and afraid. I can’t see or hear you. Yes, my child, I am here. I am always at your side. There are signs of me, of my love, all around you. I have never left you, nor will I ever leave you. Open your heart to me.Continue reading “I Am At Your Side”

Invisible Scars

There are scars all around,but none which you can see;for all of life’s strange markingsare deep inside of me. The voices cry out loudly,their sound is seldom heard;and yet I hear them clearly,can remember each and every word. The numbers are growing rapidly,I can see it in their eyes;the sadness cannot be hiddenbeneath the myriadContinue reading “Invisible Scars”

Dealing With Loss of a Different Kind

Not all loss comes from the death of a loved one. Sometimes, people are dealing with a loss of a different kind. If you have been hurt, betrayed or abused by someone you love there is a deep sense of loss. A bond, once tightly woven around hearts, broken, sometimes beyond repair. A hole isContinue reading “Dealing With Loss of a Different Kind”

Be Grateful When You’re Sad

I heard someone say the other day that it was impossible to be grateful when you are sad. Personally, I do not believe this to be true. I have had a very personal heartbreaking situation, making me beyond sad but I’m still grateful. The source of my sadness and pain is private but I wantedContinue reading “Be Grateful When You’re Sad”

When Forgiveness is Needed

Usually, there is a time of sadness, sometimes anger, when forgiveness is needed. When someone you love hurts you, it is not only sad but painful. Your heart feels as if it is bleeding for the one who has hurt you. Sometimes anger rises up to disguise the pain. The only way forward is toContinue reading “When Forgiveness is Needed”

Ready Our Heart

We buy online,we clean, wrap and bake;with careful splendourwe decorate. We send cardsof good wishesand bring out thegood dishes. We chat on zoom,and also on Skype;a few seasonal emailsand posts we do type. We remember the past,and days of our youth;hot chocolate and cookiesfor our sweet tooth. Though this year is different,not as joyous aContinue reading “Ready Our Heart”

With Every Tear That Falls

Sadness drops inlike a veil of mistas tears back upuntil the dam breaksand they escapeflowing freelyinto the sorrowful pools Darkness comeswhispering rest in meyet there is still lightand with light, hopeand with hope, peacefor darkness cannot survivewhere light remains God whispers I am hereyou are not alonenever were alonenever will be alonecome, hold my handandContinue reading “With Every Tear That Falls”

Be Brave Enough to Ask For Help

Everybody struggles now and then, the key is for you to be brave enough to ask for help. Asking for help takes courage that many do not understand. It means showing a weakness that we’d rather the world did not see. Many people just deal with their emotional stuff and move on. They don’t fullyContinue reading “Be Brave Enough to Ask For Help”

In The Quiet of The Night

In the quiet of the night, my mind wandersthrough winding staircases;visiting all those I have loved,all that I have done. Letting go of old hurts,remembering the innocenceof the child I once was,understanding how it was all lost. Undercover of darkness I am free,free to think my deep thoughts;free to decipher my feelings,free to cry, toContinue reading “In The Quiet of The Night”

Don’t Lose Hope – A Page from the Book

Today I thought I would share with you a page from the book You Were Made to Shine entitled Don’t Lose Hope. I am seeing many posts from all around the world where people are struggling. Struggling, each day just to make it through, or to understand the meaning of what is happening in ourContinue reading “Don’t Lose Hope – A Page from the Book”

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