Devastation

4 May

As I watched the news of the tornadoes and storms that ripped across the southern U.S. and where I live in Ohio last week, a word rings in my ears: devastation. A wide swath of destruction has run through my life upending relationships, leaving me feeling like I don’t belong, and raw like the bare earth across whose path the tornado has blown. The sentiment of a fellow blogger who is heading through her own journey toward divorce said this in her post: “One of the hard things about being separated and looking at the possibility of divorce is the change of identity and roles.” I have seen my own roles change and have found the need to re-identify so many things in my life. One cannot keep living in the ways of old and believe that things will change. And the winds of change are blowing hard and fast…

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