GROWING ABSENCE

HASTY – Of those once loved

HASTYWORDS

Growing absence.

“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” ~John Steinbeck

Whether you have lost someone to death, divorce, or just an irreconcilable argument this sentiment holds true if there was ever an ounce of love or light in the relationship.

To be present in the moment inevitably leads to the occasional pain of absence. Some moments are so beautiful they will knock you out of your future presents and you’ll feel the loss of that beauty deeply. It’ll hurt.

Many times we don’t notice or think about the light. The warmth, the comfort, the beauty of it. Until it’s gone and we realize it left a dark spot. Life leaves us with dark spots and we have to navigate them. We have to incorporate them. Because without some light there would be no spots to notice. There…

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