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Weary and Heavy

Some days are harder than others.  Sometimes we feel older than our years.  At some point the routine weighs more heavily, the responsibilities seem more onerous.  Bad news arrives from a distance of both years and space, little moments that remind us of our own mortality catch us off our guard, the slog of the day-to-day seems unrelenting.

I am weary tonight, and my heart is heavy.  I could write more, but really that's what it comes down to.  And tonight of all nights, I feel that my time would be better spent playing my guitar, seeing to my girls, sitting with my wife.

If you love someone, tonight would be a good night to tell him or her so, be it with words, or with a kiss, or with the simple act of taking a moment to sit and say or do nothing at all.

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davidbcoe
May. 16th, 2012 01:32 pm (UTC)
Thanks.
arhyalon
May. 16th, 2012 02:18 pm (UTC)
That is beautiful, David. We all need reminders like the one you give here...to cherish what we have.

I had a moment like that on Mother's Day. I seldom give into envy, but, without being actively envious, I was well aware of the great fortune of a family member, and it was easy to picture how well such bounty would have suited our family. This weekend, I learned that this family member's fortune has been reversed, and the person is losing the good things that I had admired. My heart is heavy for this loved one, but it made me suddenly appreciate much more the lesser things I did have

I hope that your heart lifts again soon.
davidbcoe
May. 16th, 2012 02:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Jagi. I wish that I was better at remembering to be thankful for what I have, that I didn't need dramatic outside cues to see that I'm blessed. But maybe that comes with more time and greater maturity. Something for which I can strive.
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