Daily Post Challenges

The Weight of Living

Unexpectedly, you lose your job. (Or a loved one. Or something or someone important to you.) What do you do next?

The weight of living is heavy and dense and sometimes overwhelming. Loss only adds to this weight, bringing down body, mind and soul and threatens to consume you. But these are the extra pounds that are necessary. Everything else can be added and taken away at will. Gotten rid of if it is no longer desired. Loss is never desired, wanted or hoped for. But it is there. If you can manage to carry the weight of loss on your shoulders and keep moving your feet, one step, one day at a time, you’ll learn. Learn how to carry the weight of everything else. And you’ll be stronger for it.

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