And then there are instances of real grief or trials or problems.
Either way...this is when we all need an umbrella; Something or someone to cover our humanness:
An umbrella to protect and never tire,
hope without despair,
courage instead of fear,
comfort and not answers,
sureness in spite of doubt,
encouragement and less criticism.
Moments when we just need someone to listen, understand and care. A two-way, unconditional relationship. If we close our eyes, if we forget who we've been and worry less about appearances, perhaps we won't miss what we long so deeply for: something, someone that satisfies and is everlasting.
I have ever only found that something is this someone: Jesus