Better Endings in relationships doesn’t necessarily mean, “happily ever after.” Relationships seem to have an ebb and flow that defines their course toward some elusive shore. The shore can hold this ebb and flow in one’s heart whether the relationship thrives or ceases to exist. The law of impermanence in Buddhism suggests there is nothing to hold onto in this reality because we will all change form, eventually. Yet, love is eternal – a never ending flame, no matter what changes come within the ebb and flow.
Relationships have a life of their own within a pre-determined agreement to find ways to grow through the countless lessons of karmic patterns playing off of each other, providing potential opportunities to become the best we have to offer. We approach and we retreat, let go and hold on, acting in fear or in love. It’s a moment to moment toss of the coin.
Precious relationships and loved ones who have passed on remain in our heart, forever. Time cannot erase or extinguish love’s flame and in fact, there is really no ending at all. Love is better, always, in every way, now and forever. There is no end.
Dr. Corinne Harmon is a professor of Leadership in Education with a background in Educational Administration and Special Education. She is also a practicing Life Coach in the Colorado Springs/ Denver, Colorado area. She hosts spiritual retreats and wellness programs.
- The Violet flame- It is the 7th Ray of God (trangmoschino.wordpress.com)
- We Need Impermanence to Have Hope. (elephantjournal.com)
- “Existence” (elliebelfiglio.wordpress.com
Thank You, Corinne, for sharing your heartfelt story. It is obvious you are speaking from deep experience.
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