From The Beauty Of Ashes

976 WordsOct 17, 20144 Pages
From The Beauty of Ashes We Rise Heartbreak tends to be a concept in our lives that we all want to stray away from. We can pretend that we are fine, and put on our mask of false securities, or we can face the truth, no matter how hard that may be. It doesn’t matter if your heartaches happened years ago, or today, you still have the option to lay them down at the foot of the cross. In the midst of all of our sorrows, I believe, that we can learn to rise from the ashes that have fallen. Speaking from experience, I am sure that we have all felt like our heart was broken in two. My senior year of high school was full of heartaches, yet it was also overflowing with multiple blessings. From not getting Salutatorian, to other distraught situations, I certainly had my share of challenges. To be exact, the ashes that I had the most difficulty rising from, involved a friend that I had met a few years back. I met Jay my sophomore year of high school, so from helping me grow as a better Christian, to showing me the gifts I had hidden away, he had a huge impact on my life. However, over the next few years, things would dramatically start to change. I developed feelings for him, and it was pretty obvious that he didn’t feel the same way, but to make it worse, he started avoiding me, and I didn’t know why. My senior year, as mentioned above, was when the real chaos occurred. We were both elected as FCA Captain and Co-Captain, so I was excited to work with him, and achieve great
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