Valentines day, birthdays, anniversaries, etc. can be lonely days. I’ve been there. I understand.
If think about earlier painful experiences that you can’t see how you will get through. If you can think of them, guess what? You got through them. Why would this be any different.
It’s hard, when in the midst of the pain, to see a path to happiness in the future. That’s why it’s important to look back and be encouraged by our past–especially our past pain.
Looking at past pain reminds us that we survived. It was hard, but we got through it. It probably made us stronger or brought us new opportunities.
Sometimes the painful things we think are harmful punishment, are actually blessings–the wings you sent to carry me home.
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