Nothing Lasts Forever

Posted by Rye on March.11.2015 in Uncategorized |

Look around. Everyone and everything you see, including the sun, will one day cease to exist. That goes for all the abstract things, too, including your job and love and the job I love. I’m not being cynical; I’m being realistic.

Like a fun-sized candy bar, I’ll make this slice short and sweet. This topic couldn’t have been brought up at a more opportune time than now since my current job is soon ending. My friend Mandy recently told me that everything is temporary. In other words, as Outkast musically put it in their song Hey Ya

Nothing lasts forever! Then what makes, then what makes, then what makes, then what makes, then what makes loooove the exception?

This one thing may be cynical, but true: Even in the most successful romantic relationship, one person will end up getting hurt, not from infidelity or heartbreak, but ’til death do them part.

Here’s a more positive insight: What a beautiful, wise woman once told me was that we should alwaze enjoy the time we have with one another. And when it ends, there’s no use in holding on, because that time has passed. Why waste time arguing?

These thoughts conjure up something I once read: People are in our lives for a reason, a season or a lifetime. Read more by clicking here.

Aside from dealing with people, we shouldn’t be so attached to material items. However, some belongings may have sentimental value and I know firsthand that it can be tough. For instance, I lost my iPhone 4 and my first iPod, and just recently, my planner was stolen from my car. They were easily replaceable, but the memories attached were the real loss.

Since everything is temporary and nothing lasts forever, we must learn to live with the loss and gain insight to what really matters – the present. To me, that means we should count our blessings and from the loss, learn some lessons. Lastly, do the Frozen thing and let it go.

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