Life is but a flicker in the Window
LIFE IS A FLICKER IN THE WINDOW
“Life is like a flame’s flicker in the window, the window of time. One moment the spark is there, and the next it’s gone."
When you look at a flame, what do you see?
I see a flame. Not just any flame, a bright flame looking for more room to explore and to expand its life knowledge upon.
I see a flame of self-confidence, and the will to believe in what you believe to be right. What is right isn’t always popular, but what’s popular isn’t necessarily right either.
I see a flame of a true-hearted soul. A soul who not only lights up your world when your lost in the dark, and need a hand; but a soul who will hold your hand all the way to the end of the tunnel, and straight on til morning.
I see a flame of born seeker. Someone who is seeking to know all there is in the world, but doesn’t have enough time to do so. Someone who is always on the lookout for something new to expand upon and never stops looking til all possibilities have been breached.
Finally, I see a flame of life. The flame of life that gives birth to everyone, and everything; yet hold the ability to not only create, but to destroy as well. The flame that in one flick of the flames light, can bring people together, or break people apart. A flame that can help people understand, or make people discriminate for they don’t understand.
As some wise person once said, ‘Man is not built for defeat. A man can be crushed and destroyed, but never defeated. Defeat is not a time to think about what you do not have, but a time to think of ways to do something with what you do have.’
There are many different ways to look at a flame, and many different beliefs about it. But the flame is an ancient being, to which holds more knowledge than can ever be perceived by a mere mortal.
Reach out to grab it by force, and it will burn you. Reach out to touch it with a gentle hand, and it will be absorbed into your very soul, and only ignite when is needed to provide the confidence to be yourself, and not let anyone tell you otherwise.
It is all about how you choose to approach opportunity when it is burning in front of your eyes, waiting to find a new anchor to this world, that will let it burn for eternity and beyond.”
- Gianna Hogen
Copyright © Gianna Hogen | Year Posted 2015
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