something happened yesterday that just totally
a woman i've exchanged just a few emails with
came thru with some writing she wanted to share with
the woman i mentioned in a blog recently who was told
she was taking too long with her grief.
she's working on publishing a short book and actually
sent me a copy of that. if you're a writer, you know
what a big act of trust that is. and she sent me a poem
and another piece she had written.
all really cool acts of trust and reaching out.
they were for the woman i mentioned in the blog.
see, i'm just the middle (wo)man. and what a treat that
is! cause i got to read the stuff! and let me tell ya,
when she publishes, i will announce it cause it's the
kinda book we all want to give to a friend having a hard
her heart is magnificent.
and her reaching out just touched me so deeply.
i thought of the comments left on that blog.
heartfelt comments from women who've experienced loss
and grief and were sharing their wisdom and support.
last nite as i was headin' to bed, i had to make a quick
call to my surrogate mom. it was quick. and yet...
it was so full of love.
as i climbed into bed last nite, i was just filled
with the grace of women.
if you're lonely, feeling like no one understands,
feelin' that kinda thing......guaranteed there's a woman
out there willing to talk to you about it. you just gotta
and how do you find her?
i think by showing people your heart.
the first woman you meet may not be the one who will
listen...but i don't think it would take too many tries.
i find it hard not to find a woman who's hurt in some
way and wants to share your hurt with you.
and THAT seems like one of the most profound quiet miracles
we have walkin' around us every single day.
i'm headin' to coffee with a girlfriend today.
and while i've always known she's a piece of gold in my life,
i'm not sure i ever looked at her like a miracle before.
i am today.....
we are really really special.