‘I will soothe you and heal you,
I will bring you roses.
I too have been covered with thorns.’ Rumi
Life can be wonderful yet sometimes it can simply be tough. Whether it’s a broken heart, a damaged relationship, work problems, an unexpected illness or a disease that you’ve been battling with for years, there are times when everyone needs a soft place to fall.
As a mother, it’s something that I accept without question for my children. If they hurt themselves, if they fall-out with a friend, if they didn’t do as well as they had hoped in exam – I’m there to hug, hold and soothe. Then later when we have more time I can reassure them they are not alone and encourage them to put the difficulty behind them and move on.
I do it without hesitation and for as long as required, for the knowledge that…
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