How many things do we deny.
Deny ourselves to feel, grasp, understand, embrace.
Deny out of fear. Injustice. Pain. Feeling.
Yet there is a simple truth that we all innately know, yet somehow try to veer ourselves away from.
In one small word..One opposite....
For it is only when we don't deny the reality of something, that we can respond to it.
When Michael died, I did every thing I could to deny it. Whether it be never leaving my house to staying stuck in my bubble of grief. Yet, it was once I finally accepted that I was a widow...his widow...that change occurred within me.
Difficult, nonetheless. But necessary.
We all have hopes to make the world (even if only our world), a better place. A place that is left better than it was than when we entered it. And yet, a world that is impossible to reach until we take the first step in paving this necessary journey. Accepting. Embracing. Not Denying.
For the better.
But a life worth living.