Life becomes unbearably hard as we get older. Piercing despair is already programmed in, particularly if we’ve led a life full of love, giving, connecting, and sharing.
Sometimes the pain gets so great, it’s hard to see or feel anything else. You immediately forget what it felt like to be YOU, the YOU from before, the YOU that feels like it’s slipping away.
These moments ask us more than any others to call upon FAITH, to cling to the notion that, although we can’t see any possible path back to comfort, we must continue to believe that the path is there somewhere.
When everything else falls away and not even the shadows of things disrupt the emptiness..
When reaching out and up seems like a complete waste of time…
When you don’t have the words and you feel like you never
When you fear that you will fade away irreversibly and become part of the emptiness…
That’s when you need FAITH the most, to prevent you from giving in to the emptiness, to carry you up and over until you can finally place your feet back where they’re supposed to be.
And you can be you again, but a new you, with more understanding of it all, and more capacity to love, to give, to connect, and to share.