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Monday, March 1, 2010

Help

I don't like asking for help.
It makes me feel weak.
Like I can't do it all myself.

I can't.
I needed help.
I wanted help.

Two kind offers caught me by surprise.
Friends who gave of their time so freely
so that we could have time away.

That was a gift.

8 comments:

  1. I hope you found what you needed. Thank goodness for friends, as mothers we cannot do without them. Thinking of you.

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  2. it's a bitter pill to swallow sometimes, but when you finally figure out have to do it, it is a wave of relief.

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  3. I find sometimes it's totally freeing to ask for help - like a pat on the back telling me "it's okay".

    And, really, what kind of lunatic would offer to help you out :)?

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  4. I was just reading your blog today, catching up on old posts... I just wanted to tell you that I love your short sweet poetic posts. There isn't always a story to tell, or enough time to properly tell a story, and I think I will try to post short sweet poetic posts sometimes, if only to give myself a chance to slow down just long enough to remind my friends that I still exist.

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  5. @acraftymom Only someone totally crazy! ;-)

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  6. It's HARD to ask for help. But I'm glad you got it and I'm glad it helped. That's what friends are for!

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  7. Help is so hard to ask for and take!
    Silly us!

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  8. Gifts of help are the very best kind. I'm glad you received them!

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