Today in particular I feel as if life is so fragile. I know there are things that can be avoided and things that cannot. When something taunts us on a daily basis we have to pay attention and shift when we can.
|The ripple from the shore just touched by a fingertip.....|
But what happens when this shift is not within your power. You know there are lessons that life throws at you that are the weight of a cinder block. A block that heads toward you at 20 miles per hour while you are looking to the left with no idea it is on it's way. When that block makes contact you either buckle or duck once it hits your peripheral vision.
What I feel today resembles the very corner grazing my temple....leaving my forehead raw with open cuts that will undoubtedly leave scars. I brace myself while still holding out for the news of a different outcome.
Until I celebrate who she has and still is for me. An Aunt who ventured outside with me on a treasure hunt, was stern when she knew that i KNEW BETTER, and endeared herself to Josh while nicknaming him Joshie!