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Closure


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Life is a collage of Beginnings and Endings that run together like wet paint. Before we can begin any New Phase in Life, we must first achieve closure to the current stage we are in. That’s because many of life’s experiences call for closure. Often, we cannot see the significance of an event or importance of a lesson until we have reached this. Or, we may have completed a certain phase in life or path of learning and want to honor that ending. It is this sense of completion that frees us to open the door to new beginnings. Closure serves to tie up or sever loose ends, quiets the mind even when questions have been left unanswered, signifies the end of an experience, and acknowledges that a change has taken place.

The period of completion, rather than being just an act of finality, is also one of transition. When we seek closure, what we really want is an understanding of what has happened and an opportunity to derive what lessons we can from an experience. Without closure, there is no resolution and we are left to grieve, relive old memories to the point of frustration, or worse. Its been somewhat difficult recently, writing seems to help.

Thank you for the kind visit to my humble Blog, Erik

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4 responses

  1. Fantastic Image as always Erik and once again I find a strange parallel between your words and where I am in my life. I finally feel I have closed a chapter and that life may be on the move again.

    April 3, 2013 at 11:04 am

  2. A really great and expressive shot here, Erik.

    April 9, 2013 at 1:34 pm

  3. stacybutera

    Erik,

    First of all, beautiful image. Second, again and again your words resonate with me! I find it a pleasure reading your posts. They usually help me to begin to understand where I am at in my life.

    Thank you

    April 24, 2013 at 8:38 pm

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