Prose: Dawning Realisation – 24/05/21

The penny dropped and I finally understood – what it means to live life to the full. It doesn’t mean to be a daredevil, to jump out of a plane, to rush alongside a mountain, seeking adrenalin in vain. It means to seize every opportunity, to live life with joy and exuberance each day, taking in the wonder, exploring while you absorb, bask in the moments, or simply sit and ponder, or pray.

To experience all there is to receive is some kind of bliss, opening up ourselves, warm-heartedly, arms flung open, to receive Life’s kiss, and wonder not at the circumstances which may present negatively – these are only experiments provided to test ye.

Highs cannot exist without comparative lows; if there weren’t, we’d just be floating, aimlessly treading water, without an undertow. What I am saying is we need to approach Life with much welcoming, stepping into the unknown and beginning to – fresh air – breathe freely and experience wholeheartedly and knowingly.

© 2021 Lauren M. Hancock. All rights reserved.
Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

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  1. A fantastical creation of beauty and truth. I love how you point to reality, living in the moment, and the reality that life is, indeed, a paradox. What a lovely poem, dear Lauren. ❤❤

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