The Worst of Times………and More of The Same

It’s really hard to pin-point exactly how I feel, having discovered that a way of life I have loved will have to come to an end. And on top of that to find that, even though I have thought for a long time people could no longer surprise me, well, guess what, they can!

I often wonder where some folk get the energy and spare time in their lives to inflict such pain and malice on others and, sadly, the last eight months, in particular the last ten days, have left me breathless with incredulity at the levels people can sink to. I feel a heartache and sadness that, at one point, I honestly did not think I could bear.

BUT, life is never just black or white. It is, it seems, one of the many( even more than 50) shades of grey; because there they were, those that I love and love me back, lifting this weight from my shoulders, buoying me up with kindness, understanding and peace. They offer me strength not pity, comfort not criticism. And when self-doubt threatens to engulf me I look at the quality of those close to me and think; “I can’t be that bad when these people care about me.”

I still panic at what lies ahead, but I believe things happen in life for a reason, that this will take me down a path I am meant to travel and I will travel that path in hope.

2 thoughts on “The Worst of Times………and More of The Same

  1. I am truly sorry for the difficulties you are going through right now. But the last paragraph of your post contains all you need to know and trust – as ever the answer comes from within. In my experience, I have usually had to get to the end to almost force myself to let go and then, when I do, what is bursting to start anew appears. What I have learned (slowly!!) is not to leave it so long these days!
    You’ll be okay – you ARE loved, you are love, all will be well.
    xx

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