Sunday Inspiration: “The Ebb and Flow of Life”

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“We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of the tide and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid that it will never return.

We insist on permanency, on duration, on continuity; when the only continuity possible, in life as in love, is in growth, in fluidity…

Intermittency—an impossible lesson for human beings to learn…

Perhaps this is the most important thing: simply the memory that each cycle of the tide is valid; each cycle of the wave is valid….

One must accept the security of ebb and flow, of intermittency.”

These words by Anne Morrow Lindbergh might help during times of transition, change, and crisis.  They are reminders that life is constantly changing, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse, but our challenge is to have faith in the journey.  Where are you now in the ebb and flow of your life?

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