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Spring is a time for big life changes.
If there is anything in this life that truly embodies the beauty of rebirth and new beginnings, it’s springtime. Sometimes it comes slow, sometimes it bursts forth suddenly, but springtime always makes its entrance in one way or another.
Spring has a way of lifting our spirits in ways we understand and ways we don’t. What’s special about a new season – especially springtime – is that it truly is a renaissance. After months of shorter days, colder weather, and death and decay all around us, our entire world is bursting forth into buds and blooms before our eyes.
It sounds cliché, but it’s always surreal hearing birds chirping for the first time after the seasons change. You never really think about it, but that moment you realize that there’s actual flowers on the trees outside and birds singing in the mornings, it kind of wakes you up, not just physically, but emotionally, as well.
Not only are we constantly in a cycle of changing seasons, but we all experience our own seasons of change, as well. There are times in your life when you fall in love for the first time, start the job of your dreams, move to a new city, and start your own family.
But just as we move from one season to the next, we all deal with not-so-happy seasons of change, too.
Your first heartbreak, a big failure, getting fired, feeling like you’ve hit rock bottom – the list goes on.
But even when you do feel like you’ve hit rock bottom, and even when you feel like you have no fight left in you, that’s when the seasons change, and the flowers start to bloom again. It might come slowly, or things might change before you know it, but we all get second chances (and third and fourth) in life to dust ourselves off and try again.
Time is meaningless, after all. You don’t have to be someone or do something in a certain amount of time for it to count. Whether you’re dealing with heartbreak, loss, new experiences, or success, you have all the time in the world to grow, learn, and start over.
As long as you believe in yourself, anything is possible. But sometimes, simply knowing that you have these seeds of change inside you isn’t enough. Sometimes, you need someone to …Continue Reading