Sunday, April 5, 2009

the healing in sharing...

Each day bring new health
and new hurts
and new healing!

Today the healing came
in the form
of a friend.
She has been where I am!
And she came out of it stronger!
and while she is no longer there...
she is not rushing me out of it!

I am sometimes struck
that people see 'single'
as a temporary place of being...
a place that should be remedied and fixed!
and yet 'single' is exactly where I need to be!

I need to be single and healthy
before I can even consider
'coupled' and healthy!
In truth I have yet to experience either.

And until I know why
I was so accepting of the 'iffy'
in my 'coupled' days..
I cannot trust that I am healthy enough
to not repeat the past!

So today..
being with a heart sister
who has walked my path,
shared my journey,
taken a different path
but still believes I am exactly where I need to be.
was encouraging, healing, motivating...
a calgon bath for my heart!!

My step is lighter
and all I needed
was to talk soul to soul
with a woman who has worn
the very shoes
that are currently on my feet!

5 comments:

  1. a calgon bath for my heart...what a great line!

    Yes. Single is perfectly fine and often optimal. It's like when I became single I had all these friends who wanted me to "party" and I said "I didnt' leave my husband to go party, I need to party less because now I have these children going through a terrible time. I didn't need to be out meeting guys etc.

    It's nice to find understanding.

    Breeze
    x0x0x0

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  2. Very cool that you have someone to talk to who has been in your shoes. I'm in the situation where nearly everyone I know is married (and of course, when I was married, everyone was single!).

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  3. You will become one of the wisest woman on earth if you stay in this mindset.

    Enjoy your life NOW. All the lessons are for today, not just tomorrow.

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  4. That is wonderful and I agree with Sherri above, you are gaining so much wisdom as you walk this walk. I know God has great plans for you to help other women through divorce.

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