On Moving Forward

Curious by nature
and driven by hope
we push forward

Spring ourselves
from mud-mired traps
of psychological undoings

Focus on a horizon
where sunrises
and sunsets
offer glimpses of glory

Optimist and pessimist
alike, daring to believe
that the beckoning future
bears equal promise.

(Image my own)

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

40 thoughts on “On Moving Forward

  1. I like the sharp edges within your image – however you created that, it sure works to illustrate the optimism/pessimism edges within just about anyone responding to just about any situation. I know whenever one of the two silences the other within I am missing something … gotta trust some higher intelligence telling me which way to lean at a given moment! Very hard to look at the same scene through two different windows concurrently. I do give myself permission to declare OOPS, let’s look at that from another angle.

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