TBI – Survivors, Caregivers, Family, and Friends

Standing Still

by

Ed Steeves

presented

by

Donna O’Donnell Figurski

 

Boy Blogger thNo matter how great it sounds, we can’t go back. No matter how much we may want to, that bridge has burned. The past has passed for a reason. We need to accept that it is over. We can only take the lessons we’ve learned.

Now we have a choice, since we can’t change the past or return to it. We can’t get the past back and never will. So, the decision that we have to make is Will we move on into the future, or will we simply stand still?k20874676

I, for one, will go forward with my life. I have decided that, somewhere ahead, there is something better to find. Because, if we just stand there and stare at what’s dead and gone, we will surely lose our mind.

The thing we fail to notice at times is that, no matter how amazing the past was, the future is better. The past, sadly, is occupied only with our memories, and it’s our prison. Only in the future can we all be free.

Ed Steeves - Survivor

Ed Steeves – Survivor

It’s OK to take some time to reflect – to forgive and move on. I’ve finally given up on all that’s there in the past.

But remember that life is still alive in the future, and we are never certain how long it will last.

Thank you, Ed Steeves.

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Comments on: "SPEAK OUT! . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guest Blogger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ed Steeves – Standing Still" (4)

  1. lee staniland said:

    ATTA BOY!!!!!!

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  2. Thanks for your wonderful work Donna.

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    • Jessica, how sweet of you to say that! Sometimes it feels like I am working in a vacuum, but it has to be done. So when I hear kind words such as yours, it makes me smile.

      Donna O’Donnell Figurski
      survivingtraumaticbraininjury.com
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  3. He is in a group I follow on Facebook. He’s a great wordsmith. We all have our special ways to cope. Happy to read his story

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