If you know me in real life and have found this blog, please honour my wishes and don't read on. I need this place to freely write my feelings to help me to heal and if you're reading, I'll censor myself. I have no way of knowing who is reading so all I can do is trust you to honour my wishes. Thank you.

(this doesn't apply to any of my fellow mums of angels I've been lucky enough to meet in real life)

Sunday, April 11, 2010

My Wish For You

Years ago my Nana sent me a card for my birthday. I can't remember when exactly but it would've been 5+ years ago when I was still in my early 20's and single. I had it on my wall at work for years and now it is on our fridge. It reads:

My Wish For You

When you are lonely
I wish you love
When you are down
I wish you joy
When you are troubled
I wish you peace
When things are complicated
I wish you simple beauty
When things are chaotic
I wish you inner silence
When things look empty
I wish you hope.

The last couple of lines in particular really speak to me now. But I wish all of those things for all of you - love, joy, peace, beauty, inner silence, and hope.


  1. What a sweet card! I wish all of those things for you too. XO

  2. That's the most profound card I've kinda read... Wow. I wish you inner peace - I really get how your emotions must be churning - and of course, I wish you joy :)

  3. Joy eludes; I'd settle for hope. I wish it for you as well.

  4. Rebecca - I'd settle for hope too most days. I think that's why the last line is the one that I really gravitate towards - because a feel that emptiness a lot of the time.

  5. I was wishing you joy for when you safely have that precious baby in your arms ;) Maybe too much to envisage yet, but it will bring joy (and yes, probably some sadness) - I promise.

  6. Saffy - I do wish joy for myself and everyone else here, it's just that most days it seems like a distant memory at the moment. So I'll settle for hope, hope that one day we'll all have joy in our lives again.

  7. beautiful.

    i wish the same for you.

  8. Whata beautiful card Maddie. Speaks on so many levels