Sometimes It Feels

Sometimes it feels like God must be busy with everybody else.

I know it.

I know it doesn’t help to tell you that I’ve felt it.

I will not try to “fix” your desperation and hopelessness and grief.

But I give you what I can.

I can listen and so help bear the weight.

So you can feel that you are not alone.


Be like the bird, who halting in his flight
on limb too slight,
feels it give way beneath him, yet sings
knowing he has wings
       ~ Victor HUGO