She returned home with heavy footsteps, wondering ‘Why am I doing this time and again to myself??’...Dragging her feet up to her home, all the while she wondered “What's my mistake in this??”
And then as she entered into the house all alone and tired, she sat down and looked around her with those empty eyes, seeking an answer....an answer that was long overdue. It all boiled down to this one question....”why??”
She shut her eyes and a tiny li’l tear trickled down her cheek. Another one followed soon, through the other eye. And in a hushed silence that surrounded her....someone spoke these words softly in her ears....
“There are times when quitting looks good, defeat inescapable and retreat the only option.
But what can seem impossible is often possible with courage.
So whatever difficulties you're facing today, draw on God's grace and keep trying. Mountains only seem so high from the valley. The road to success runs uphill; don't expect to break any speed records.
The thing to try when all else fails is begin again!!”
Her “why” was indeed not answered but she knew that the answer was perhaps just around the corner. A few steps away...or maybe a li’l further than that.But she’d know when she gets there. But for that she had to get up, try and....begin again.
She rose up, opened the windows and let the light in. And as a gentle breeze brushed her skin, her face erupted in a luminous smile...