I was looking for a card with the “right words” yesterday. I looked and I looked and I looked.
Then it hit me!
Maybe there are occasions when there are no “right words”.
Times in our lives that are so profound they go beyond mere words.
Times when the emotion is far bigger than simple words can convey.
Times that are beyond description.
I have no words to express how devastating this moment is.
I have no words for how wrong and unjust it all feels.
I have no words that come close to offering comfort.
I have no words to let you know how much I want to fix this.
I have no words to express my concern.
I have no words
I have no words.
Is that the point?
Something can be so poignant, significant, distressing that there are no words for my emotions.
Do I offer more comfort by acknowledging this situation is beyond description than to simply write a few classic phrases.
To honestly admit I truly have no words.
When You Have No Words
When you have no words remember that you have hands designed for holding other hands, hands that will wipe away tears, hands that connect to arms, and arms that connect to bodies and those bodies can reach out and will reach out to embrace and the embrace is not just an offering it is at the very same moment a receiving
When you have no words remember that sometimes our spirits ask for silence in order to rise,
When you have no words surround yourself with kind people,, with the kind of people you can be silent with
When you have no words remember that true love resides in your heart and is not held in your mouth
it’s not the way you speak that matters but what matters is the truth that is spoken in the way your heart beats or the way your heart opens to let another in for keeps
When you have no words listen to the broken hearted, listen to those in despair, listen to the softly weeping or the wildly inconsolable for their pain needs to be heard
When you have no words remember that courage is an unspoken language that unites the strong with the weak
Quite simply the card reads