There are days when I just wish I could toss all my physical and mental pain away and live a life without pain. Like it's not bad enough that my body hurts so bad I sometimes don't move trying to keep the pain at bay but there is the mental pain. I think these mental pains change depending on where you are in your life. Like when you are a child there are all those mental pains over friendships, growing, and finding out who you are and what you can do. There is heartache too that goes along with dating and love. We think that once we find our true love that all our heartache will be over but really it's just beginning.
When we have children we ache for them when they hurt and try to help them through their problems. We wish we could take all the pain away from them when in fact doing that would cripple them. Pain, be it emotional of physical, is a fact of life. When you are able to manage and get through tough times you become stronger and better at coping when the…
Sometimes I come here wanting to write something but can't figure out what to say. I want to post something witty or interesting or thought provoking but I have no idea what any of those things would be. So I go back to reading all the blogs I read and enjoying them without writing anything. I sometimes feel like I have no life. That my life doesn't really exist unless I can write about it.
I don't have a horrible childhood or extreme personal problems to overcome. I don't have poor health or lack of food or shelter. I live in a relatively safe place where I don't fear for my life or property, well most of the time anyway. I have people around me who love me and will be there for me should I need them.
I'm not trying to impress anyone or make myself more than I am. It's like I'm just watching everyone else and doing nothing myself. So then I think I'll do something and I begin but it doesn't last long and then I'm back to watchi…
There is an old Aesop's Fable of The Oak and the Reeds. An oak and a reed were arguing about their strength. A strong wind came up, the reed avoided being uprooted by bending and moving with the gusts. The oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots.
But really there is only so much bending a person can take. I've had enough wind gust for a life time and I'm tired of bending and moving to those gusts. I need a break from the wind please. Or I need to build a wind break.