When I am alone in my grief, I will call out and ask for comfort. Then I will open my ears and heart to the answers I receive, often from unexpected places.
When I have fallen, I will hold out my hand and let others help me get back up and carry me.
When disappointments sour my thoughts, I will relive the gifts of joy and kindness I receive from others every day.
When I don’t know where to turn, I will stand still and let love guide my movements.
When I feel discouraged, I will turn my attention to the wisdom that is offered to me.
When I want to hide from pain, I will remember that even in the midst of pain, love and grace surround us all.
When my life is falling apart, I will let it happen. When the broken pieces have fallen away, I can start to move forward and build again. Perhaps with less to encumber me, falling can turn into flying…