Life is bigger than a moment in time....5/15/19

We all have them, a moment in time, a snapshot or memory that was so quick yet so huge it altered our life forever.  Changed who we are, reshaped our thinking and catapulted us to a realm of life unimaginable just seconds before.

 

These moments can be crushingly sad or filled with a joy we never thought possible.  A baby is born, a loved one passes away, an accident occurs, a doctor utters a less than happy diagnosis or the heart pounding moment we cross the finish line faster than ever, blink and it’s a reset for the course of our lives.

 

I have a memory of being 8 years old and making a wish that I don’t remember, but I do recall blowing out the candles on my cake and a staggering sense that life would never be the same.  To this day every time I smell the smoke followed by the blowing out of birthday candles my mind, if allowed can take me back to eight!

 

These snap shots, course changes, life redirects happen to all of us but what do they mean?  How do we use them and are we supposed to use them?  I feel as tho I could be crushed by the magnitude of such huge life events that take place in a fraction of second.

 

It may be better to just let them be, not follow them about in an attempt to control the outcome but allow them to shape the future as they will.  Letting them go, to allow the next moment in and the shaping of our lives to continue.

 

Life is bigger than a moment in time, letting go and moving forward allows us to live each day like the best day of our lives!  

 

 

 

 

 

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I agree. In times of unrest, trouble, etc., I've always allowed myself to be taken by the hand and guided by that which knows better and is more powerful than I and yet remain proactive about whatever is going on in my life at the time. It's not a cop-out or not wanting to face reality; I think rather it's the difference between remaining as calm as possible and thinking rationally OR going all ten thousand maniacs and making yourself sick with worry. Larissa, your posts challenge my psyche and I like that 👍🏻😉😘
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Colon and Rectal Cancer

September 28, 2004

Stage 3C

4.1 - 5.0 cm

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left with mild neuropothy, balance and memory issues

Cedar Sinai in Beverly Hills California

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