Shades of Bethany

I feel the ache rising up in me. I miss him. He will be one soon…..God how time flies. I feel healed and then the slightest thing pulls and reminds me of the hole his absence has left behind.

Mothers are not made to have to live without their babies, then I remind myself this was my choice, for him. I am going to see him soon, hopefully, the very thought fills me with such joy, but yet such agonizing pain.

This kind of pain isn’t the kind you share, people get upset and uncomfortable by it. Life isn’t black and white, it’s the different shades that leave us in different places. How are any of us to judge another for their life or actions? Unless you have lived their life, you simply cannot, not unbiasedly. If I saw a woman running through the street naked, I would have judgemental thoughts, but if I found out she had just been raped and was escaping her attacker it would fit and make sense….do you see what I am saying? Don’t paint a picture when you don’t even know what the scenario looks like. Stop being judgemental and trying to see things through the way you would handle it, take off your rose colored glasses and open your eyes, see the whole picture.

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One thought on “Shades of Bethany

  1. I, in fact, most of us have faced failures. Most of us are heart broken.. I dont know if you will like my suggestion or not, but expectations..love..they both are meant to hurt. The only love that wont ever hurt us is for our Creator. What ever our religion is, we must try to understand it, Love GOD, and follow it. The world is meant to hurt you. We are hurt by many, and many are hurt by us (knowingly or unknowingly).

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