Saturday, April 4, 2009

prayers..........

Sometimes I just can't believe how much some people are going through.........here I am feeling a bit down because life isn't just working out exactly the way I would like it too..........you know how it is.....I am irritated because I just found out two couples that I know through domestic adoption, have been matched...so even though I am very happy for them I can't help feeling a bit jealous and envious because they have what we dream of having..........and I am a bit annoyed with some of my family members over the whole cottage deal....which I know will all work out in the end, I just might have to be a bit more patient than I would like to be....lol...........


Seriously though this shit that I worry about is soooooooooo trivial compared to some people's problems.........and I should know better, I should know and realize that my life is so great! I should be so thankful for what I have, because you know what, things can change on a dime....that is right..........right in the middle of a perfectly amazing life.....you can be dealt the biggest blow of your life....and it will have nothing to do with what you own or have...or have accomplished........it will have everything to do with the most important thing........your life!!


Today for the 3rd time in about a week and a half, I had a client tell me that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer....that's right.......your normal mid 40 year old successful mother, career oriented, beautiful, supportive wife has just found out that she has breast cancer....it just doesn't seem fair!

I have heard this before.........yes in my career you hear it all..........there are many times in one day, I am "high fiving" a victory one minute and the next in tears over some very sad emotional news....most times I carry on..........feeling every emotion as they happen but leaving them behind me and carrying on.........but unfortunately today I just can't seem to shake this..........I feel so sad and so guilty for ever feeling bad for myself..........my god my stuff is so absolutely trivial compared to the things my 3 wonderful clients are going through........I can't even imagine it!

So today I would love for all of you reading this post to give an extra prayer tonight for my wonderful clients.........pray for them and their families.........so they can get through this most trying time in there lives........

thinking about you all....D, K and L
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These women are healthy, active, successful women and they now have just been knocked to their knees....lets pray that they have the strength and courage to get through this!

6 comments:

E said...

Thanks for your post...I'll definitely join you in having a tantrum!!

You're so right...I feel like I'm often thinking "woe is me", but things could definitely be worse. It's easier to see the things that aren't going so well and overlook everything that we do have.

Prayers to your clients...

Sally's World said...

this is such a great and heartfelt post, it is so true, we all worry about our own problems, when there are people going through so much more. but that is life, we do concentrate on what we have to deal with...we should on stp every now and then and realise what we do have, and after all, if we have love and health...the rest pales into comparison. i try not to get caught up in material things, but at the same time, want my kids to be comfortable and have the stuff they want. i just try to make them realise how lucky they are, and appreciate and still contribute, they already join in with fundraising, my daughter does the cancer face for life with me every year...

my thoughts are with your clients...

take care xxx

the "mom" said...

you are a very good person michelle.... that was a great blog. love acj

Yaya said...

I know, I often get consumed with my own grief and issues. It is hard to step outside yourself recognize that life could be so much worse.

Ter said...

hi, thank you for visiting my blog today and for your message. It's always nice to "meet" another Canadian Blogger.

You're right, things could always be worse, and I wish I could go back in time and tell my younger self that she has it pretty good at that point, and to enjoy it.

Anyway, sorry for my rambling... thanks again for popping by, hope you'll come again.

Erica said...

I've been there on those days when the sky tore and it went from normal to horrific. I thank God every day for normal days....we don't give those mundane days enough credit and appreciation. What a gift that you have those tiny glimpses outside your world so that you are able to keep things in perspective. So many are not so lucky, and don't realize just how much they have.

I will definitely remember your clients in my prayers.

Erica