“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
― Terry Pratchett
Whether it be in our memories, our imaginations or in the physical we always return to our beginnings and yet we don’t. We have had many experiences along the way and had many journeys. We are hardly the same people we were when we were eighteen or even the same as we were yesterday. If we are alive than there has been growth and we can view our earlier environment with new insight. Even in the cases where we have become more calcified and less open to learning and growth a return to our beginnings when we were younger and more idealistic can inspire us to do better. In reality there is never a time when we come full circle back to our beginnings because in actuality it is a spiral and we look upon our starting point from a higher octave.
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