“The only thing that is constant in life is change.”
A simple quote I’ve heard time and time again, that I never paid much attention to because I never connected to it quite in the way I have now. It got me thinking: If this is true, then it is also true that time heals all wounds, because nothing- no one, no pain, no problem- can last forever. In this exact moment, there is no existential crisis or state of emergency that cannot be dealt with. And each and every single challenge, struggle or difficulty I am experiencing at this time can and will get better over time. In fact, other than trying my personal best, there is not much else that can be done other than wait.
Wait to feel back to my normal self, wait to get back to better health, wait for my relationships to improve over time, wait for the feeling of familiarity to come from my new home and career, wait for the ability to enjoy the things I once used to…wait for the burning pain of never being able to see my sister again to become just a little less intense over time. But waiting and dwelling is not the answer. When one problem goes, another will come- such is life and the beauty of being alive. So I’ll end with one last quote, and the only one that can bring me to a solution without having ever having to wait again: