I’m 40 now, just turned in March, and life is pretty darn good. I don’t think I’ll have another child this late in the game, but I’ve made peace with that. There are things that I’ll miss out on, but things I’ll gain, too. My daughter will turn 21 in September, and then graduate from Baylor in May. I don’t get to see her as much as I’d like, but she has my heart and my fierce pride in who she’s become as a person and all she’s achieved thus far. We could not have been blessed with better adopting parents who’ve helped nurture and foster the light within her, but because of her, I believe in the power of nature, too. However, all of that is a story for another day. What’s important to remember is that we are part of a plan, and that –
5 thoughts on “Rumi: Wise Words of a 13th Century Poet”
Such a beautiful quote and very thought provoking. Thanks for sharing your story. You certainly have the right perspective on thinking of you through hard times.
Yes to all of this. It’s often the darkest parts of us that help us heal the most!
Such a beautiful quote. I love words as well. Thank you for opening such an intimate part of your life. I’m sure your story will connect with someone!
Wow, The honesty in each of these “stories” of your life, make this a compelling piece of writing. The quotes were great, and there are a few I’m going to hold onto. Thanks for sharing somethings that are so personal.