Wannabe Martha

Still trying to figure out which Martha

Falling off the end of the earth

on December 31, 2013

Not quite, but it feels that way.

This year was another “first” for me.  One of those bad “firsts”.

This was the first Christmas where I’m the only one of my immediate family (Father, Mother, brothers, me) still here.

People say that time heals wounds and makes hurts go away.  I don’t think so.  I just get scabbed over.  And then I get afraid that I won’t feel.  So I rip them off.  It hurts and the wounds bleed, but at least I feel.

This evening I’m going to think about all the reasons to reflect with joy on 2013 – and it might be a hard task, but rather than wish it good riddance, I think I’d rather it just rest in peace and for that, I need to make peace with it.


5 responses to “Falling off the end of the earth

  1. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Maeve, you need serious bagpipes and a virtual bear hug.

    Feel a little better?

  2. theshadowedknight says:

    Happy New Years to you and yours, Maeve. May your life start to turn for the better, and your troubles be lessened. God bless you and your family.

    The Shadowed Knight

  3. Morvena says:

    A little belated, but Happy New Year, Maeve. I hope this year will be better for you and your family.

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