There are days when I stop, overwhelmed with the love I feel from people I know care deeply about me.
November 13, 2013
In the last year as I’ve fallen head first into community and discovering real friendships it’s brought me to tears many times.
When I sit across from a friend and look deeply into their eyes and feel the pain they are in, or let them see my pain, my heart and my hurts – In those moment I feel love.
When I let the tears flow and my heart show to people I trust… I feel love.
When I tell the deepest secrets of my life and feel the pain and the shame in my heart, a physical pain of being exposed… and I let myself be covered in love and grace and let myself feel peace… I feel love.
When I want to run and hide because I’m so scared of facing myself and how I’m reacting and what I’m believing about myself… and I stay and speak of my shame and own my hiding and running and I’m told ‘Thank you’ and ‘I love you’ and ‘you are not alone’… I feel love.
When I sit in front of someone and tell them difficult things and receive love and acceptance from them… I feel love.
When I stop and let my heart feel the hurt and pain of my past and the pain of relationship and community. And reach out and ask for my heart and self to be held and kept in that moment of pain… I feel love.
Empty my mind,
With my heart.