Life throws or rather hurls a hefty spanner in the works every now and then! Wakes us up with a short sharp shock, a slap in the face, taking the wind out of our sails, knocking us off our feet and bringing us down to earth with a big almighty crash, bang, wallop! But then let’s face it, that’s life! Is n’t it?
If life never threw any challenges our way, how would we become stronger?
Ups and downs, ins and outs, advances, retreats, war and peace, love and hate, action, reaction. The list goes on but what seems to become apparent maybe, is that it is a bit like a pendulum. If it swings to the right it must, by the law of motion, also swing equally to the left. There has to be balance.
Without darkness there would be no light. They are the same yet different, only by degrees. I think what I am trying to say in a roundabout and rather clumsy way is that by finding our way through the darkness we eventually find the light. The tunnel is dark but there is light at the end of it, if we just keep going and trust our inner compass, we will come out of the darkness once more.
Life is beautiful! Frustrating at times! Many times! Absolutely! Heartbreaking sometimes too! More than sometimes even! However, on the whole, this breathing living life is a beautiful thing in the grand scheme of things because we get to live it, work it, play it as we see fit. We make mistakes, most likely lots of mistakes if you’re anything like me. We learn lessons or maybe sometimes we learn lessons if we are ready to.
I am sure it is about the journey because I am pretty certain that we all return to the same place when the time is right, and that time is different for each of us. Perhaps some of us learn our lessons, give our gifts, and make our music sooner than others.
Anyway, I am not trying to be depressing or anything. So, I apologise if the tone says different. I have just been thinking a lot about the whys and wherefores of the life we are given or perhaps these are the lives/incarnations we have chosen this time round.
This is thinking on a deep level but sometimes writing things down helps to clear the head and work things through!
Not been on here much just lately. The sad news before Christmas about my beautiful nephew sort of marred the incoming year and left me a bit speechless/ wordless. My enthusiasm waned somewhat, and I have found it hard to pick up the thread and write much of any real consequence. I have found myself questioning all manner of things?
Life does go on!
Life and death are two sides of the same coin. I sadly lost my nephew, and then on 10th January 2020 my beautiful new granddaughter entered the world. Caitlin Liola Lee was born. I wish her all the best in life, and hope she finds much luck, love and laughter along the way!
© Liola Lee 2019