To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on December 5, 2016 in Picture Quotes

I asked her if she was ok and she said “I’m fine I swear.” But when I looked into her eyes, I clearly saw her struggles there. She quickly looked away, and tried her best to smile. She said softly “I’ll make it through this, it’s just taking me a while.” I knew she was hurting, and I knew her pain was deep. But she felt the burden was hers, and hers alone to keep. I reached out to her, and our hands entwined. I said “I love you my friend, so your burdens are also mine. – The Shy Poet.


  1. Brenda December 6, 2016 Reply

    I just lost my husband to suicide on Nov the 10th. My life will never be the same. Your posts I Cary with me daily.

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      Brigitte December 6, 2016 Reply

      Dear Brenda, Your words went straight to my heart. I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. <3

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