No rationale for the sorrow which often floods our hearts
Through an awful thicket armed with spikey painful needles
Edging along this dreadful path cautiously we shall ponder
Why to visit now, this trail of tears we precipitously wonder.
Drowning in this uninvited sensation and under we do go
Violent are the waves of regret beseeching us to surrender
Reliving things better suited to death in thought and drive
Do not relinquish but hold steady, our new self shall arrive.
To break the chains of sadness which occurs without a song
Remembering the silent blessings which launder us in love
Don't wither under this burden's unwanted and timely weight
Light will win and overcome this sometimes unanticipated fate.
by Joni 10/28/19
John 1:5, NIV: "The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness
has not overcome it."
9 thoughts on “To Launder in Love”
Such a hopeful ending!
Thank you Phillip for commenting. Your writing is both inspirational and touches me in many ways. I always appreciate your taking time to read my prose. Love Joni Have a truly blessed day!
Always happy to 🙂
Depression can be very hard – unless you have experienced it, it can be hard to sympathize. Traditional response: “Get up, you’re so lazy!” Or “Just push through it” but it’s not nearly that simple. Thanks for writing such a beautiful portrayal, hoping it helps the unsympathetic person understand a little better. ❤️
Thank you so much. You are so right and often we get sad without even knowing why. Thank you for visiting and for your truthful response. Love ya Joni
So nicely written… thanks for sharing
Thank you Denise. I thank you for reading and your kind comment. Wishing you a wonderful and green weekend my friend. Hugs and love Joni 🥰💕🤗❤️
Powerful and uplifting. <3
Thank you dear Anna. I so appreciate you. So grateful we met each other. Sending love and prayers. ❤️🤗😘💕