Originally Posted by 7luminaries
I think it can be helpful to try to remember that for many, they've only just begun to find their feet. Or, rather, they've only just begun to clearly accept that it's on them to do so
and that no one is going to walk their journey for them, nor make the tough choices.
Even a fiercely devoted/loving mother
'tiger', recognizing that to 'dally' too long puts her and her other cubs' welfare at greater risk, after dallying to help and encourage a 'lame' cub to keep up, seeing that it is not 'up' to doing so, realizes that it's time to move on, 'gives' said cub 'to God' and leaves it behind as she ushers her others cubs to a new den and resting place on hiher ground as the 'flood' approaches.
No 'spirit' is ever really
abandoned, because 'spirit' is
immortal and all
Love of Life transcends personal
'love', and because of that requires some 'tough', seemingly
callous at times, choices.
"Other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be
one fold, ... "
OORAH! Great articulation (which I only reference on part of in this response) Visionary Lady!