Reconciling a Heartrending Loneliness

"The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being TERESA (1910-1997)

There is far too much loneliness in our more so these days - in this day and age of modern convenience and technology and ease - there is a polarised sense of And one needn't be So many lonely people are lonely in the busiest of places; in the noisiest of lives; in the 'sanctity' of is a manifestation of soul where the person is bereft of We can connect loneliness with a lack of experienced We may struggle to connect that we are loved; we may not see >>> EMPATHY, WARMTH AND COMPASSION

Reconciling a heartrending loneliness can be a challenge for anyone - married, single, divorced, never married, widowed, orphaned, the can be affected, and anyone can be so overwhelmed in their confusion: "Why, just why, am I so lonely?"

And anyone can be justifiably Yes, it is not to be selfish, pitiable, or ungodly to be To be lonely is to be connected to a heart-wrenching reality - a reality that identifies us as have a need for Of course, when we experience a soul-loneness, that sense of disconnectedness to our humanity seems We feel cut off from ourselves, because we feel cut off to an essential part of our humanity - the need for must now connect with this vital truth: it is not selfish, pitiable (read, self-pity), or ungodly to be We must receive God's empathy, warmth, and compassion - through these words, if Indeed, we might see how we are trying to honour God's will in and through ourselves by being connected - to respond to our sense of is calling our hearts to respond to this sense of aloneness: to search in >>> MOVING FORWARD TO SEARCH - IN HOPE

It is to honour God to respond to his calling in your heart to be connected to your fellow humanity - to desire a partner, to hanker for friendship, to want to be connected to family; to enjoy your work wants us, most of all, to keep seeking - to not give up - but to do so only way we can do these things - to keep seeking, to not give up, but to do so patiently - is to invest in Hope is a positive It holds to ideals and visions and Hope is always a good Hope leads us to God as God leads us to lonely corresponds to our need for connection - God made us this It is not selfish, pitiable, or ungodly to be It is God's affirmation that something is God wants us to search in hope - to not give up - to find our need of connection Hope will address 2013

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