Dueling Hearts

Sometimes I feel I have dueling hearts;

One is wise and bows to every blessing,

steeped in light and hope and joy.

The other lives in shadows and memories,

nostalgia for what could have been,

worries for what might be.

Each heart serves a purpose;

one to remind me to honor the past,

hold onto the love;

one to remind me to look for the good and the beautiful in everything.


5 thoughts on “Dueling Hearts

  1. Wonderful verse! You are not alone I think all women are born with these twin hearts. Else when one breaks in anguish we would not be able to go on. But women persist loving and caring from all the todays into all the tomorrows… Hold the yesterdays gently…

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