Light at the End of the Tunnel, Tunnel Vision and Writing

Sometimes we find ourselves in tight spots.

We may be overwhelmed with our writing, or work, or relationships, or feelings.

Our heart feels clenched shut. Emotions feel like pins prickling our skin.

If I just get through this week, this month, this year. . .

We don’t finish that thought.

Hope waits for us at the end of that ellipsis.

So, we make declarations.

I will push through this rough patch.

I will grit my teeth, clench my fist, suck it up and get it done.

Then, we utter this pithy saying: “There is light at the end of the tunnel.”

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