839. And soon, too soon, we part with pain to sail o’er silent seas again. ~Thomas Moore

It’s an art to live with pain…
to mix the light into gray.
~Eddie Vedder

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I have lived pain, and my life can tell,
but I only deepen the wounds
when I neglect to give thanks for
the heavy perfume of wild roses in August
and the song of crickets on humid summer nights
and the rivers that run and the stars that rise
and the rain that falls and all the
good things that a good God gives.
~Edited and adapted excerpt
from Ann Voskamp

The migraine rages on, and once more I’m sailing the silent seas of pain. Though it be a life long story, the Lord has and will again bring me back one day to dry land. ~Natalie

But as for me, afflicted and in pain–may your salvation, God, protect me. ~Psalm 69:29  ✝

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23 thoughts on “839. And soon, too soon, we part with pain to sail o’er silent seas again. ~Thomas Moore

  1. prayers—the shifting jet stream in the country and the fluctuating barometric press surely isn’t helping!!—Lord Jesus Christ Have Mercy On Me A Sinner—the repetition of the Orthodox Jesus Prayer often aids me during bouts of relentless pain—may He soothe you with a healing balm. . .

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