Moving On

'Moving On' by Jina Wallwork. Ink drawing on paper.

Moving On - Jina Wallwork

 

I can step forward without hesitation. Time will not offer a reprieve from its constant motion. I consider the past and I try to comprehend why things didn't work out. I can't repair the past relationship, although I still find myself considering the different paths I could have taken. If I have learned from the experience then I will not repeat the same mistakes. I can step into the future only if I understand my own past. If I charge full steam ahead without thought or understanding then I will not greet a new future. Superficially it will seem new and different, however this will only be an illusion. As the surface is peeled away I will find myself struggling with the same problems. If I can't understand my own role within all that has occurred then I will continue with the same behaviors and this will lead to the same outcomes. When you don't learn from your personal history, your past and your future become almost identical.

 

'Moving On' by Jina Wallwork. Ink drawing on paper.
'Moving On' by Jina Wallwork. Ink drawing on paper.