Monday, August 10, 2009

glimmer of hope

You know those impossible situations, the ones you think you will NEVER get out of, the ones that make you lift your head to the sky and whisper ‘please God, please just let me survive this moment’ and you pull yourself together, and you reach as far into what is going on, and you simply immerse yourself into the problem, into the event you do not think you will get out of.

Once you are in that moment fully surrounded by the situation at hand and after you have prayed there is always that glimmer of hope. That sliver of a chance that you WILL survive this and you will be stronger for it. You feel that even if everything goes wrong you will recover and be able to have a great story to tell and a great lesson learned.

That feeling that you have to try your hardest and you have to have something more than yourself helping you in order to pull through.

That feeling that gets you through the impossible and allows you to move on in your life, allowing you to overcome this battle that you have.

And when that moment is over, when that fight is over, and you are catching your breath and sitting still until your heart rate goes back to normal. You get a smile on your face, and you think to yourself ‘wow, I really just did that’.

I love that. I love knowing that I am stronger than I thought I was. I love knowing God is there helping me through everything.

And to take this one step further; I really enjoy looking back and smiling, remember how hard the situation seemed, and smiling because now, looking back, that mountain is no more than a hiccup in life.

1 comment:

  1. It's going to be that way throughout your life. You'll think, "I can't do that!" and while you're in the middle of it all you have no time to think and when it's all over you wonder "How in the world did I manage that?"

    Life is so danged amazing, isn't it?