Remember the last campfire you enjoyed … the warmth, the smell, the memories of a day enjoying family, fun, food. BUT, do you remember the smoke that got into your eyes too?
Not on purpose, it just that the wind shifted and the waft of smoke blew your way and caused a plume of smoke to literally engulf you.
Oh, how it smarts the eyes and heats the nose. Not in a good sense either. It literally takes only a second and the continued smart of the eyes makes them water till you have to rub them to take away the discomfort.
Isn’t life just like that sometimes too?
As beautiful as it all seems one moment to the next it can change in a blink of an eye. AND, you stand there hurting, rubbing your eyes because the tears are falling and you wonder ‘what the heck’ are you suppose to do now.
The good part about all of this is … the pain subsides. Yes, it takes time, but slowly we do recover from whatever IT was.
Usually the hurtful time brings a lesson learned, a heartfelt journey to remember in later times. Sometimes it just hurts for a long long time and we need to know that this too is for a reason. Reasons only to be known between you and your creator.
Just a thought passing through my mind this morning ...
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