When You Are Lonely
When you are lonely, have you ever wondered what’s around that bend in the road; what lays in the dark forest? Do you curiously think about how exhilarating that river ride would be, if you just had the courage to try it?
Sometimes we decide not to go there; to the risky side of bravery. At other times we take risks and step into the unknown. When we wonder, we experiment and we search for answers or satisfaction. We often grow much further in our personal lives than we realize at the time.
Where are our children-hood friends now? Some hide – some strive – some thrive.
How many of our acquaintances have secrets that they have never told?
What life would you lead if you could change any facet of what you have now?
Which amusement park ride would describe your personality? Roller Coaster – always moving up and down, not sure what to hold onto.. or just a wild ride? Lazy River? Enjoying every day but with no particular speed to your destination.
Wonder if someone really admires you and you don’t know it… yet.
Believe it, there is someone who admires something you’ve said or done. Keep it up. Don’t give up. You can make an impact. Learn the difference between forgiveness and trust.
Can you tell jokes and make people laugh? Funny people are usually just funny but those people who make us smile just by being in their presence – priceless! When it is difficult to smile read some sweet words or contact a friend.
Who in your life – has been lost, left out and abandoned? Would you know them now? When you are lonely you might think these thoughts.
What does your best friend treasure the most – one thing? Is it material, spiritual or emotional? Answer that question for yourself.
You an take a test about you and your mate. If you took the quiz – how close would your scores be/about each other? After many years together, some of us might not quite agree.
What would you tell someone when you are down that you wouldn’t tell otherwise? Write it down and then destroy it if you decide not to share it. Just seeing the words might be transforming and move you to a different thought pattern.
What would you do to cheer someone up – someone you don’t really care for? Stretch.. grow.. bloom.
Has someone in your family put you down and you’ve never told them? Have you been hurt and cannot say so? … Can you forgive or are you holding on?
(Read the chapter – Trust and Forgiveness – in Bloom Girl Bloom (Real Women with Real Answers) Check it out – HERE.
Have you cried alone and no one knows your true heart about that matter? Have you smiled yet today? Smile and share it. Repeat the smiles and affirm your goals, your purpose and your path today. It will make a difference. Keep your eyes on the prize. Love that you’ve stopped by. Having faith in a powerful source, God’s Son, will give you courage, love and strength; go there. bloom on… move through darkness and sadness into purpose and exciting life.
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