Five Minute Friday is a really fun way to release the preoccupation with propriety and practice sharing our hearts with our words rather than our expertise. Five minutes of writing without overthinking it. That means you get the ooey gooey stuff that usually stays down deep. 🙂 Try it out!! And the biggest rule Lisa-Jo has is that we encourage one another! So click the link, read some of the authors’ posts and have a go yourself!
Because things can’t stay the same forever. New opportunities would be foolish to pass up. Tastes shift and the rug I thought was rich and warm is now just the wrong shade of boring. Heating bills are far too high to reasonably stay in the same house. Moving trucks pull away bits of your heart and leave you with a bittersweet – heavy on the bitter when your everydays are emptier.
But it isn’t always so bad.
She crashed into our lives like a tidal wave and we will never be the same. She has broken us and glued us into new shapes. Now I lament for the days I didn’t know her. Now I am grateful for the ways in which this life is ripped apart. Without those bitter tears would I have ever known my girl? It hurts sometimes, but so did labor.
It isn’t always so bad.
Yes, motherhood, the greatest, most painful and yet most joyous of changes! Thanks for so eloquently capturing the dichotomy.
Really liked this.