Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. ~Steven Kloves (screenplay), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004, spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore
We have to learn that even in amidst of difficulties, when obstacles get in our way, we must find something positive, find some light so that we don’t fall into complete abyss. It is so easy to just focus on that obstacle, that darkness, or the fact that we have fallen, but when we continuously focus on the negative, it becomes harder to stand up when we have fallen, move through that obstacle or around it, or even see that glimpse of light, glimpse of hope. Instead of focusing on what has happened to us, change that mindset and search for the positives such as things are not as bad as it could had been or we are here to overcome struggles in order for us to grow stronger and wiser.
In order to actually overcome “darkness,” obstacles, or to stand up once again we need to change our mindset, it takes work, practice, but this is what we must do if we want to participate as actors on the stage performing this play called life. We have a choice, it’s not easy for anybody, everyone will have some obstacle to break through or a stoney path throughout the journey of life, we can live daily in darkness or allow an abundance of light to shine through or lives.