Noise. Meaningless clashing. Irritating and incomprehensible. Loud and shrill and…just downright hard to listen to. It reverberates in your ears, and you can’t escape it. You’d give anything to have silence again.
That is a clanging cymbal and a noisy gong.
And so often that is me. It is, and has been, my struggle daily and probably for the entirety of my life. Words escape my mouth and I wish I could pull them back. I wish I could transform them into a beautiful melody, that calmed, encouraged and soothed. I know my heart and I know that my intentions are loving. So why do my words and actions echo forth like clashings and clangings? Continue reading