Difficult Days

There are days when the only thing to do is to thank Mr Milne for the wisdom of Winnie the Pooh. We are all still adjusting to this very new normal, one day at a time and some are easier than others. I hope everyone I care about knows that even though I can’t be with you physically, I can still be your Piglet. You know exactly where I am!

There was a pause.

“Do you want to talk about it?” asked Piglet.

“No,” said Pooh after a bit. “No, I don’t think I do.”

“That’s okay,” said Piglet, and he came and sat beside his friend.

“What are you doing?” asked Pooh.

“Nothing, really,” said Piglet. “Only, I know what Difficult Days are like. I quite often don’t feel like talking about it on my Difficult Days either.

“But goodness,” continued Piglet, “Difficult Days are so much easier when you know you’ve got someone there for you. And I’ll always be here for you, Pooh.”

And as Pooh sat there, working through in his head his Difficult Day, while the solid, reliable Piglet sat next to him quietly, swinging his little legs…he thought that his best friend had never been more right.

AA Milne

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ARCB Certified Reflexologist

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