A Moment In Time
Bernice Jackson – Writer for Rise of Dark Dawn, January 23, 2019
Good Things Come To An End
Depending on what you are going through at that moment, a moment in time can seem like infinity or a blink of an eye. I even notice when I am having a good time or lost in peace, time seems to just move faster than I can enjoy it. Fun, peace, no worries doesn’t seem to stay in a never-ending loop of happiness. It would be nice though if it did though. We have been conditioned to believe that all good things must come to an end; eventually. So we recognize that fun, happiness and excitement has an end point. Does that mean pain, hurt, depression doesn’t have an end point?
Replaying the Loop
On the flip side, when I’m not having fun or going through a bad moment, that moment seems to linger on and on. Even long after the moment / physical pain has healed. Why does it seem like humanity spends more time dwelling in this never-ending loop of pain, hurt, depression, and unfulfilled work? I myself, have experienced moments of not being able to let go of “I can’t believe this happen to me or why did he / her betray me” moments. But these too are just moments in life that occurred and will only last long as I allow myself to keep replaying it internally. Replaying these moments over and over will drive you into a loop of depression. I believe all bad things can come to an end if we choose too. The bad things can have an end point.
Recognizing and Growing
Once I began recognizing the pain that held me bent over, I then looked at it from the angle of, “It happened, I can’t change it, but I can grow from it”. The crosses I carried started dropping off. I began to stand a little bit straighter. The fresh air never smelled so good. I was actually tired of dwelling on the negative moments and actually wanted to focus on the good times in my life and those to come. I will be the last person to say it is easy, because it is not. But it is also something that is necessary to have a happy life going forward. It takes work to make peace with traumas, like abuse, molestation, rape, neglect, betrayal and failures; but it does not have to play in a never-ending loop in my life; nor in your life. It doesn’t have to define your entire existence above ground.
Push It Out
As long as we wake up above ground, we have another day to create our happiness. Practice dwelling in all the good things that have happen or you will make happen. Meditate on drawing positive energy your way. Every time I feel a negative memory getting ready to invade my presence, I immediately start thinking of what brings me the most joy; which is some vacation far off having some awesome adventures with great people. Letting go of the past is never easy. Guess what, living in the present is even harder.
Tell me some of the ways you have had to work to break your never-ending loop of hurt and sadness.