It comes in many forms-with many degrees of intensity and for reasons we can not ignore. Pain. It’s there to teach us; to identify more deeply with our inner strength and to recognize the intense joy in the opposite when we are blessed with it.
Today I have let go of someone I love deeply and loved passionately-that I will love until my last day. God gifted me 20 months of being able to call him part of my life. I believe it was with a purpose-that the pain in saying goodbye will not be in vain.
The time together, the falling apart, the final severing-all hold lessons to learn from and grow in. I will listen to them. I will embrace the messages they send to me: Coming from a place of deep truth and passionate love they will be most poignantly valued. With joy and a gentle smile I will cherish the memories as they arise and the lessons I come to learn from the experience and all that it was.
But for now, I will feel the pain. And cry. Cry to share. Cry to mourn. Cry to say goodbye. He held my hand and brought me to a new place within myself. He is one of the great ones in the world and for that I pray to God that the one for him is just around the corner, holding a sign with his name on it, smiling brightly and offering him her world.
in love. trish