Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Waiting for brighter days




Winter is normally my favourite season {going slow, early nights, scarves and the ocean}. But this week all I can think of is brighter days {and sunshine too}.

Little miss two isn't well and for days it's been little-sleep nights {peppered with anxiety as I hold her close and listen to her strained breathing and sleeping tears}.

I've been looking into her big eyes and watching closely as sleep arrives {sending her body love to help it as it heals}.

But mostly I keep telling her that she's getting better {little by little each day}. And especially when she tells me it hurts.

I'm exhausted {and trying my best to keep cranky and tears at bay} and I'm giving thanks for health {and reminding myself to do so every day}.

Today we looked at the winter sky {mostly white and grey} and watched as rain filtered through.

In the early afternoon we spotted a patch of blue {and I wished for summer}. But little miss two just stared at that light blue {the dark clouds and the rain} and asked where her rainbow was.

I told her the sky was missing a rainbow today. She said we can wait.

And that's what today has felt like, strained and dark lit up by patches of smiles and a giggle too. Resting {and healing} and waiting for brighter days and that wonder-light feeling of health {and rainbows too}.

Elisa xx


Do you have a favourite season?

8 comments:

  1. I hope she is feeling better soon!
    Whenever Baby C is sick I try to treasure the cuddly moments...usually he is too busy playing and exploring to cozy up with me!

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  2. Sick here too but at least we are having beautiful weather, albeit with very cold mornings and nights. Sending some love and sunshine your way.

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  3. I hope she gets better soon.

    You have a real way with words - making everything sound so special and perfect.

    Nice post.

    Sarah
    http://acatlikecuriosity.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Oh so sorry that your little one is sick. I'm a colder season lover. Loving winter sooo much. I hope there's a rainbow in your parts soon xxx

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  5. wishing that brighter days & a rainbow arrives to you & little miss two real soon. that's the unfortunate thing with winter is the nasty bugs that come with it. hoping your little girl heals quickly:) nx

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  6. Thank you for sharing this Elisa. It is really hard when the little ones are sick. I think we're going through our third round of colds this winter. I hope that your brighter days arrive soon. Good health is truly a blessing. Sending some big virtual hugs your way.
    Ronnie xo

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  7. Hope everyone is well again soon and you can get some sleep Elisa. Take care. xxoo

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