I thought He was asking me to be single forever. And here’s the catch: I was good with that. I really was! Then I realized that He was asking me to be single for a time. And that was harder.
I had never wanted to know what it was to have a broken heart. I had tried to do things differently from most of the world, to protect myself and my heart from needless pain. But here I was, and it was real.
When I saw that there was someone else that made him smile, the realization that I didn’t light up his world brought the painful truth home. I knew, then, that I could never make him happy the way that I wanted to, the way that it should have been. Knowing that perhaps “he and I, together” wasn’t meant to be after all weighed on my heart like so many heavy bricks, crushing out the spark of joy that once had lit up my world.
by Tabitha Beals I wrote this poem in a desire to encourage a family who had gone through a miscarriage last summer. I spoke from our own family’s experience of losing babies to miscarriage. I know that our experiences are not all the same, but I hope that this will be an encouragement to you,…
I dreamed of the day I’d hold you, Close to my mama-heart. I knew how much I loved you, Right from the very start. I could almost see your tiny face, Those sweet baby eyes Looking up at mine- Your little angel eyes. I almost knew your voice, Even though I never…