Earth LightsI am on the verge of realizing a dream. Just right there-teetering on a precarious edge, so close I can just about touch it. I have worked towards this for more years than I care to count. I have dreamed this dream so vividly I can smell it and taste it and feel how it will feel. I just never pictured myself celebrating the victory alone. I never realized how important it would be to have someone special to share it with. Maybe that is because I never expected to be without that someone special at this time in my life.
Every disappointment I have experienced as a single woman, each tragedy and horrible thing, I have felt so poignantly that I am in it, for the most part, alone. I always thought that this was the most awful-to go through each heartache without the comfort of a mate. I have hated so much to be frightened and not have that person connected to my soul to assist me and help pull me through, nor to be that other soul pulling him through his times of trouble and fear.
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