Pining for the Silver Lining

Is the silver lining a mere cliché or is there indeed really one somewhere out there? Because all I see now are dark, dark clouds that are slowly but menacingly rearing their ugly claws all around me. Waiting for that opportune moment when I am at my weakest to launch their deadly attack. There ain’t no silver lining, and no lining in any other color too that can be seen. Nuh-uh. Not from where I am standing…

And what about the saying, “Everything happens for a reason.” I myself have at many times said this in consolation to many a friend. I believe it to be true. But yet, I am still trying my best to say it to myself now. I know that God has a plan for me and that I should put everything into His Hands for now, because who am I to question Him?

Although these circumstances are making me call out in desperation, I endeavor to be strong at heart. It’s difficult and is taking every ounce of my weary being. I persevere. For that one last gasp attempt.

And I am hopeful. Still.

Hoping and praying that maybe,…just maybe…. that elusive silver lining will make its presence known. SOON. And when that happens, I will welcome it with open arms.

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13 Responses to Pining for the Silver Lining

  1. ParisB says:

    Chin up girly girl *turns on fan to blow away dark clouds* *hugs*

    The Giddy Tiger says: *Huggssss* Thanks for the fan – turn it up full blast!

  2. Gallivanter says:

    The sun always comes up, just a matter of when. 🙂

    The Giddy Tiger says: I hope it comes up real soon. Thanks for dropping by 🙂

  3. michelle says:

    …suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.” (Romans 5:1-5)

    By the way, did Baby Ethan took the picture for you guys…nice shot!

    The Giddy Tiger says: Thanks for the beautiful words, Michelle! And nope, that picture was not taken by Ethan because he was not born yet then! That’s a picture of the Maldivian sunset from our honeymoon!

  4. misti says:

    *waiting with you in the corner for the silver lining* hugz.

    The Giddy Tiger says: Hugz. The more the merrier 🙂

  5. narrowband says:

    I can relate…

    But better days are always right ahead. It’s only a matter of time, so hang in there 🙂

    The Giddy Tiger says: Time is the deciding factor eh?

  6. *hugs*

    Do not give up hope. Hard work is the best way. Not that I am any kind of example for that.

    The Giddy Tiger says: Really? Is there no other way other than hard work?

  7. shooi says:

    The sun always rise and shine in the end…Believe it!

    Hang in there,’re a tough girl!

    The Giddy Tiger says: Thanks…. hoping the sun will rise and shine reaaaaalllleeee soon.

  8. Want to hear from someone who has been through a lot? Physical pain and exhaustion is temporary, and even though I’m mentally exhausted sometimes, I still harbour hopes that the bad things would go away one day. I’m always hanging on for a better solution. Never give up.


    The Giddy Tiger says: I won’t give up. Thanks for the words of encouragement.

  9. Pinkelle says:


    Things will look better tomorrow 🙂 The silver lining’s always there. It’s just sometimes invisible! So smile, girl until the silver lining shows its face again!

    The Giddy Tiger says: The silver lining is still in hiding….but thanks…. I’ll look out for it!

  10. zara's mama says:


    I hope things are already getting better..

    And nice photo that one.. you put it on a tripod?

    The Giddy Tiger says: Bingo! and *huggsssss* back.

  11. rinnah says:

    Oh my. I can so totally relate to this post. Is it because we’re in the same boat? But… God is the Captain of our Ship of Life. He wll steer us through the storm. *hugs*

    The Giddy Tiger says: And I am so so glad we are in that same boat together… *hugs*

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  13. Win the lotto.

    Remembered in a rich uncle’s will.

    Trip over a golden rock.

    The Giddy Tiger says: All very good bits of advice. Will try to remember them 🙂

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