Starting over isn’t just about moving to another state, neighborhood, or house, changing careers, getting rid of fake friends or terrible spouses, or about running away. Starting over is a state of mind. It means that when something has finished, something new must and will inevitably begin, and you are making the choice to start over as a person that directs the journey for what that new beginning will look like.
For when they leave me, as they always do. Friends. Family. Loved ones. Even the dog. Taking away the love and the flame that keeps me warm, on cold dark nights just like this one, I still can win. For I already know how to create my own light deep from within.