It does get better. The pain and loss do not go away, but with HOPE you begin to see a new future. It is similar to watching the dawn break. The sun takes it's time teasing us about what is to come. Some mornings are muted and some stop you in your tracks.
Because of HOPE, I am beginning to see a new future. One that is full of promise and adventure. One that will make my heart sing once again.
Because of HOPE, I purchased a new-to-me Motor Home. My plan is to go to the places that Michael and I had on our list. Plus I know that I will add a few destinations that are mine and mine alone.
|Fr. Charlie Blessing the RV|
It was difficult to sit across that desk from the salesperson without Michael there. He was the negotiator as I do NOT have a good poker face, especially when I want something.
But Michael is here. I can hear him, I can see him shaking his head, and I can feel his love. So I will do as he asked and live my life.
My HOPE will continue to push me forward, even on the days when I have doubts and feel unsure.
I see God most in the wonders of nature. Where He shines and there is little to distract me. I am ready Lord to Trust that You do have a plan just for me. Something that You have created just for me.
Hope, O my soul, hope. You know neither the day not the hour. Watch carefully, for everything passes quickly, even though your impatience makes doubtful what is certain, and turns a very short time into a long one.
St. Teresa of Avila
Lord, you know how impatient I can be,
Help me Lord to not get in a snit when I am lost or confused.
Help me Lord to see you in all things and in everyone I meet.
Help me Lord to be a clear reflection of You.
Help me Lord to never lose Hope...