Yay You! Here’s to the Hearts That Persevere

This past little while I’ve started taking care of some things that have lingered long since Dominic left us.

The thought of doing them, of dealing with the details, and of trying to keep my tears behind my eyelids was overwhelming.

But they needed to be done.

So I’ve plunged ahead.

I’ve called on good friends to give me pep talks.

I’ve given myself pep talks.

Honestly, I’m exhausted.  It will most likely take me a week to recover.

But I did it.

I didn’t give up.  I didn’t give in.  I marched forward and conquered the fear and anxiety.

yay me snoopy

And “Yay You!” to every heart that chooses to persevere

even when it’s hard

or uncomfortable

or feels impossible.

may not be there yet but closer than yesterday perseverance

 

 

 

Author: Melanie

I am a shepherd, wife and mother of four amazing children, three that walk the earth with me and one who lives with Jesus. This is a record of my grief journey and a look into the life I didn't choose. If you are interested in joining a community of bereaved parents leaning on the promises of God in Christ, please like the public Facebook page, "Heartache and Hope: Life After Losing a Child" and join the conversation.

2 thoughts on “Yay You! Here’s to the Hearts That Persevere”

  1. Yay you!!It is extremely hard to take care of some things that we just do NOT want to do! I went through Michael’s house the first few weeks after he left us. I was in a fog then but now I am glad I did them as a “zombie.” Thank you again for all of your posts. We WILL survive until God calls us home!

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    1. I did a lot of things in those first few weeks and I was also in a fog. But then the boxes were just piled up and not really dealt with. You always have an encouraging word, Shirley. Thank you . Yes, we will survive until the Lord calls us home-by His grace and mercy.

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