I SHOULD NOT CRY

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I should not cry
My turn to love is not yet
My turn to live is not nigh
To live with love
Is what I seek
Go away you loneliness
Take your leave you sadness
Have a way out
You longing for arms that warm
I should not cry
My turn to hold is not yet
My turn to spend is not near
To live with warmth
Is what I search
Go away you lonesomeness
Have a way out
You yearning for fingers that curl
I should not cry
My turn to wish is not yet
My turn to cherish is not nigh
To live with cozynness
Is what I seek
Go away you lost feeling
Have a way out
You searching for hands that hold
I should not cry

CHILD LOSS, THE HEARTBREAK AND THE HOPE BOOK

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This book was born from a heart that has been broken by the loss of two of Clara Hinton’s sons. It is her belief that hearts broken by the loss of a child will always have a void, and there will forever be a longing ache for the child that is no longer here. But, we can and must learn to live in our brokenness. Deep within our hearts are seeds of hope. When we nurture those seeds we will learn how to see life with eyes of love once again. It is Clara’s sincere hope and prayer that as you read Child Loss: The Heartbreak and the Hope your heart will be warmed and you will be able to see life from a new perspective that moves far beyond the heartbreak of child loss into the light of hope. She wants to thank you for walking through this journey of loss with her. As we rewrite our story from within our brokenness, may our story be one of courage and hope! This book is a must-have for anyone who has experienced the loss of a child. It is a practical guide for reentering life after loss and will most assuredly plant seeds of hope within your broken heart.

Review
“Child Loss: The Heartbreak and the Hope deals with losing adult children who should have lived to bury their parents, not the other way around. It’s a brave book I recommend to college classes like mine, as well as to church groups and support groups seeking to put words to a grief that should not be but too often is.” – Dr. Kenton Stone, associate professor at Allegany College of Maryland

About the Author
Clara Hinton is a mom whose life has been blessed beyond measure, but has also been broken into a million pieces. She knows both the unmatched miracle of birth and the deep, unrelenting grief of child loss. Clara has been writing for twenty years, beginning with her first book, Silent Grief, which continues to serve as a daily companion to those suffering the loss of a child. In her most recent book, Child Loss: The Heartbreak and the Hope, Clara takes a deeper look into the complex, ongoing pain of child loss and walks those grieving the loss of a child through the foggy abyss of grief into a place of learning how to live within the ongoing pain of loss. This book is a reflection of her own heart following the sudden, unexpected loss of her son Mike, coupled with the experience of working with grieving parents for over twenty years. The Heartbreak and the Hope sheds new light and insights on the most misunderstood grief of all – the grief of child loss. You will never view child loss the same after reading this book! You will understand that your job is not to fix the broken heart, but rather learn how to rewrite your life story from the deep love that can only be found in brokenness. Clara is a national speaker, certified bereavement facilitator, workshop leader, author, blogger, and grief coach. She has led workshops coast-to-coast over the past twenty years, encouraging thousands of families of child loss. You can find Clara on Facebook at Silent Grief – Child Loss Support, where her daily posts encourage hundreds of thousands every week. She can also be found on the web at ClaraHinton.com, SilentGrief.com, and SilentGriefSupport.com.

WELLNESS

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Hesitant to allow myself to live
Uncertain that the pain will stop
Unsteadily I cling to memories
Cautious of falling tears that drip
A few Tentative runs
Into the well of wellness
Yet halting without cause
Timid in my thoughts
Faltering in the way I walk away
Shaky grounds threatens
Unsure if I should walk again
Towards wholeness

MERCY ME – DEAR YOUNGER ME

Dear younger me
Where do I start
If I could tell you everything that I have learned so far
Then you could be
One step ahead
Of all the painful memories still running thru my head
I wonder how much different things would be
Dear younger me, dear younger me

Dear younger me
I cannot decide
Do I give some speech about how to get the most out of your life
Or do I go deep
And try to change
The choices that you’ll make cuz they’re choices that made me
Even though I love this crazy life
Sometimes I wish it was a smoother ride
Dear younger me, dear younger me

If I knew then what I know now
Condemnation would’ve had no power
My joy my pain would’ve never been my worth
If I knew then what I know now
Would’ve not been hard to figure out
What I would’ve changed if I had heard

Dear younger me
It’s not your fault
You were never meant to carry this beyond the cross
Dear younger me

You are holy
You are righteous
You are one of the redeemed
Set apart a brand new heart
You are free indeed

Every mountain every valley
Thru each heartache you will see
Every moment brings you closer
To who you were meant to be
Dear younger me, dear younger me

You are holy
You are righteous
You are one of the redeemed
Set apart a brand new heart
You are free indeed [x3]

Bipolar is Notorious… (Daily Word Prompt is Notorious)

This post is filled with honest truth yet speaks of a survival that we all need sometimes. An understanding we should have for those suffering somehow. Read more great artistry on this blog…love it 😍😍

My Loud Whispers of Hope

Bipolar is notorious

and is not glorious,

but instead is hazardous

and can be dangerous

for reasons that are obvious

to others that me be curious,

of an illness

they do not

will not

and cannot

understand.

You cannot see the pain

that eats away my heart and soul

creating death to live inside me.

Only a beating heart placed inside a carcass

where living and breathing a breath of life

seems too difficult and painful for survival,

reaching the bottomless bottom of a deep dark pit of despair and sorrow,

only to somehow miraculously overcome that fall and deep dark grave,

to rapidly rise to an extreme floating hot air balloon swirling high

into the skies above and beyond anything imaginable

to a brain that is void of any mania or bipolar.

My brain, my racing rapid flying thoughts and ideas inside me,

encompassing and overtaking every inch of my…

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HILLSONG – HEALER

You hold my very moment
You calm my raging seas
You walk with me through fire
And heal all my disease
I trust in You, I trust in You

And I believe You’re my healer
I believe You are all I need
I believe

And I believe You’re my portion
I believe You’re more than enough for me
Jesus You’re all I need

You hold my very moment
You calm my raging seas
You walk with me through fire
And heal all my disease
And I trust in You, Lord I trust in You

And I trust in You, Lord I trust in You
And I believe You’re my healer
I believe You are all I need

And I believe You’re my portion
I believe You’re more than enough for me
Jesus You’re all I need

Nothing is impossible for You
Nothing is impossible
Nothing is impossible for You
You hold my world in Your hands

Nothing is impossible for You
Nothing is impossible
Nothing is impossible for You
You hold my world in Your hands

Nothing is impossible for You
Nothing is impossible
Nothing is impossible for You
You hold my world in Your hands

And I believe You’re my healer
I believe You are all I need
Oh I believe, I believe

I believe You’re my portion, Lord
I believe You’re more than enough for me
Jesus You’re all I need
I believe You’re my healer
I believe You are all I need
Jesus, Jesus

And I believe You’re my portion
I believe You’re more than enough for me
Jesus You’re all I need, You’re more than enough
You’re more than enough for me You are all I need
Jesus You’re all I need

You’re more than enough for me
I believe Lord, I believe Lord, I believe Lord

I believe Lord, I believe Lord, I believe Lord
I believe Lord, I believe Lord, I believe Lord

PSALM 43:19

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“Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert”

King James Version (KJV)