The Geometry of Loss

Loss will break your heart every time, that is almost a promise. And it could be the loss of a job, a marriage, a parent, a pregnancy….anything really.  And we have to mourn that loss or it will turn us bitter.  And I wonder if it ever gets easier?  I don’t think it does.

But I have a theory in life…When we are going through a hard time, we can wallow in it, or we can get up and use that bad time to rise.  We can use the hard times we go through as a huge ball and chain that weighs us down and makes us bitter, or we can use it as something to climb over and above to move on. But how does that relate to loss?

Take a look at life from every angle that you can, break it down into pieces and see it for the amazing experience that it is. The fact that any of us are here, now, is in the sacred geometry of chance, that we were even born. So it only makes sense that it is in geometry of loss that I find the answer.

There is a natural process to loss and grief, stages as they are called.  However, you can still decide to wallow or rise after that.  And I will choose to rise.  Life is short, and recent events have made me even more aware of this fact. So I will choose to honor this wonderful soul by being even more ever aware of how much of a miracle the gift of life is. I will appreciate every sunrise and every sunset.

I will use this experience to show and tell those whom I love that I do love them, because life is too short for words to be left unsaid. I will appreciate every moment, even the bad ones, as a part of life, a part that not everyone gets to experience.

I will celebrate this life. And I will make sure that I appreciate them the person that came into my life, even for a short period of time. And that person will teach me, once again, how to truly embrace all the moments we are so blessed to have.

Life is short. Experience all of it, the good and the bad, fully, completely, and with all of your whole heart. Because that is the only way to live a full life.