While folding clothes this evening, I thought about the phrase, "you never know what you've got til it's gone." Huh? How could one know what he or she misses when they never knew they had it, in the first place? What they miss is only the selfish desires met by the now departed.
Then, while changing the sheets on my bed, I thought, "I was once a sucker for sirens." Falling for the sweet song of a black hole.
We often fall short when trying to win the entire war, rather than the battle at hand. Spreading yourself too thin only sets you up for defeat. Think about it this way. The times I go days, weeks, or months without really writing; it's not that I have nothing to say, it's that I'm entertaining too many thoughts at once, swearing to myself I can get it ALL down at some point. These things don't stick around, and if I can't focus on one at a time, I get absolutely nothing done.
"You never know what you've got until it's gone." Well, sometimes the reason for the gone is that one knows EXACTLY what they've got. LOL!!
I think about the times when my daughter's head was at my belly button whenever she hugged me. Now, were only a few inches from seeing eye to eye. "Where does the time go?", we ask. I have no clue but it makes me a bit emotional to think about how close she actually is to leaving home to start out on her true path of independence.
My sensitivity is magnified in my kids, I see. So, imagine what we are like when we all are feeling some kinda way. It's sometimes like an earthquake, hurricane, and tornado living in the same house. For the most part, Love quells us.
Love (or the lack thereof).......is what it's all about.
HAPPY FRIDAY Y'ALL!! I LOVE YOU ALL!!
Bryan Hollomon Williams