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Point A: Departure      
          
"We do not see things as they are          
but as we are.". . .
           
           
because we are organically          
manufactured          
 by circumstance, becoming            
 products of our own environment;          
           
 our filters obscure perception            
 according to individual experience--          
  until the age of accountability          
  forces choice upon us:          
           
    direction, action, consequence          
    from our laborious harvest            
      even an unexpected bonus:          
           
       a golden star of evolution             
       beyond conditioning    
   
      when we cannot blame our past    
      or those who hurt us anymore;             
           
          as if such was ever justifiable
       for pain we cause today
     in righteous hatred's name
              
Point B:  Enroute            
           
"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change."          
           
Nothing can deter destiny            
 nor prevent Fate her opportunity          
  to sow a seed          
   despite one's failure to learn            
           
How many times            
 has she widely sacrificed her heart          
  on the altar of opportunity          
   to present change;             
           
   her light spilling as silverfish          
   over the threshold of our lives          
     before we overcome fear          
     trust in the charted course            
           
Experience is a paradox, an oxymoron          
 of contrast manifesting          
  only what we transmit          
           
   and nothing more          
           
Projecting Love          
  draws comfort and light;          
a continual loop of disdain            
  reflects nothing less          
           
Point C:  Arrival            
           
"Oh ye of little faith            
why did you doubt". . .
         
           
  your instinct to survive          
  is stronger than most             
             
We must all swallow injustice          
 at some point in time          
  to learn the curriculum          
  and know the taste          
            
  The lesson is simply this:            
           
  How you react            
    determines your fate--          
      one-way, or round trip. . .          
      to experience it over again;          
           
        until finally, in acceptance            
        you discover peace, and living      
          becomes as it was meant      
          regardless of what presents itself          
           
~
Ahavati
Written by Ahavati
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For J with much Love 💜
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