#movingforward I have to thank all of you ladies and our praying leaders
for helping me to move forward this week. Last night I took some time
and prayed for all of the people who I have given
myself to in the past...trying to meet my needs and get approval from people other than God. It was a beautiful autumn evening and I took the
scenic route home so I could gaze on the beauty of the colored leaves
and changing scenery. I released each person, asked God to bless their
lives and then RECLAIMED the many, many pieces of myself I had given away. I asked
God to restore me to wholeness mind, body, heart and soul. This was the
It is fitting that I released you in the autumn The season of impending death In nature. I wished you well and blessed your life; Praying for light and love. Releasing you into the hand of God.
Then I prayed for myself… A different kind of blessing Please oh please Like the blooms that fade in fall Wither Then die... I beseech the Almighty to Shrink your hold on me In much the same way; Restore the fragments of me To me So that I am whole; So that I am free.
He looks in my eyes Then asks, “Why?” Why him? Why now? What is the fascination? This “Why?” On the heels of being called Beautiful With no expectation No promise ‘Save the companionship Of two like minded souls Why? When he has opened a window Allowed the unsullied breeze to Drift in And the sun Whose rays warm those frosted Forlorn corners And bring light to That which was only in shadow. Why? He opened the door And gave entry to Serenades Of passion, wit And wonder. Honored my lineage with song. Is there a “Why” in these actions? No… There is simply the compassion and comfort Fidelity Found in a true friend. Why, in deed.