A Place to Share
BUT I HAVEN'T SAID WHAT I MEANT TO
TODAY IAM FEELING
HOPEFUL, SURROUNDING OURSELVES WITH SORROW, FOR I BELIEVE THIS IS ONLY
A SETBACK, FOR ADVERSITY ONLY BUILDS CHARACTER,
FOR NOW I WILL LOOK FOR THE SUNSHINE, WATCHING ME HA S NOT BEEN EASY, INSIDE IT SEEMS I AM CHANGING I NO LONGER WILL STRIVE FOR
PERFECTION, THE ONE THATWAS ONCE FULL OF CONFIDANCE WHERE PLANS AND DREAMS FOR THE FUTURE WHERE THIS CHANGE HAS COME FROM
BUT I HAVEN'T SAID WHAT I MEANT TO,
THE THINGS THAT NEED TO BE SAID.
THERE ARE STILL A GREAT DEAL OF FEELI NGS,
LYING INSIDE OF MY HEAD.
READY TO START AGAIN,
THERE'S A JOURNEY THAT AWAITS BEFORE ME,
AND I AM READY TO BEGIN.
IS SOMETHING WE SHALL NOT DO.
BUT, INSTEAD THINK OF THE LOVE,
THAT BINDS MYSELF TO YOU.
ON THE PATH THAT I CALL LIFE
AND IN THE END WILL TEACH US A LESSON,
ABOUT LEARING TO DEAL WITH STRIFE.
SO UNLESS THE SAYING LIES,
WHEN AT LAST THE STORM IS QUITED,
A STRONGER WOMAN WILL. ARISE.
THAT ONCE SHOWN FOR ME ALL DAY.
I KNOW THAT ONCE I FIND IT,
I WILL NEVER LET IT STRAY.
FOR I AM NO LONGER THE WOMAN I WAS.
TO THE QUESTIONS I DO NOT HAVE ANSWERS,
AND KNOW NOT IF ANYONE DOES.
AND FOR THE BETTER IT HAS NOT BEEN,
I'VE GONE FROM A LIFE OF PERFECTION,
TO ONE THAT HAS BEEN AMONGST SIN.
BUT WILL WISH ONLY TO FALL INBETWEEN.
NO LONGER WILL I SHY FROM YOUR GUIDANCE,
BUT INSTEAD LOOK TO YOU TO LEAN.
AND HELD A FULL PICTURE OF ME,
NOW LOOKS UNSURELY INTO A MIRROR
WITHOUT THE ABILITY TO SEE.
WERE ONCE FIRMLY HELD IN PL.ACE,
LIES A LOST AND SEARCHING SOUL,
MERELY LOOKING FOR A FACE.
I KNOW I CANNOT SAY.
BUT I ONLY HOPE THAT IT SOON,
WILL BE BACK UPON ITS WAY.
TODAY IAM FEELING
SURROUNDING OURSELVES WITH SORROW,
FOR I BELIEVE THIS IS ONLY
FOR ADVERSITY ONLY BUILDS CHARACTER,
FOR NOW I WILL LOOK FOR THE SUNSHINE,
WATCHING ME HA S NOT BEEN EASY,
INSIDE IT SEEMS I AM CHANGING
I NO LONGER WILL STRIVE FOR
THE ONE THATWAS ONCE FULL OF CONFIDANCE
WHERE PLANS AND DREAMS FOR THE FUTURE
WHERE THIS CHANGE HAS COME FROM
i know this is not a poem. but it is powerful words that need to be read.
I am still dependent on my wheelchair, but at least, I feel as though I have found the answers to my questions for god finally understand his purpose for me. God chose for me to become a counselor, specifically a TBI survivor counselor. My training began in middle school where I was a peer counselor for three years. The training continued in high school with my position as St.Council president. My high school days taught me, among other traits a great deal of responsibility. I carried out a number of responsibilities, ranging from a nurse''s aide to a nanny. All opositions of occupational Ifeats. "fladd
I now feel as though the omnipotent.one, (god), is ready to begin applying my experienced and learned mind. He has enabled me, through the internet, to reach outt to inquiring survivorsand family members. He protected my cognitive abilityy, thus my ability to write and use the computer.He also preserved enough of my phyiscal ability to master typing, though slowly. God is proving to me that there is enough use for me as is, still in the wheelchair, though I still hope to walk independently one day.
No materr how religious this may sond, I now give credit to the idea that the lord has use for all that happens. He has a pplan for my life, head injury and all. Don't believe there's no explanation for your life, injury and all..
Gloria "Go-Go" Greenough