My Experience of Darkness

Pages: 2 (563 words) Published: December 9, 2009
When I woke up in the darkest abyss I’ve ever been through, I feared that I was stuck in a dream that I couldn’t wake up to. I thought about all that I had gone through with those people, why couldn’t I just hang on a little bit longer. So I cried. I cried for my life and my past, the present. I wondered why God didn’t lead me rightfully down the acceptable path, then I realized it was a moment for me to decide my own fate, my own course. In this darkness, I had no idea what was left, or right, behind me or ahead of me. It seemed the moment I got up, I saw something above my head, it was yellow and hardly out of reach. I stretched for it and tried to reach it and failed. Again. I walked forward and felt a solid wall and tried to climb it with no success. Then, I heard a voice not my own fill the abyss of darkness, I cried out, “Who’s there? Do you have light in this darkness?” The mystery person said in reply, “I am below the light, just like you, but I am here to help you with your problems.” Not knowing what he meant, I followed the voice up what felt like a flight of stairs. I saw the yellow beam, it’s the light! I continued towards him and he started to just sound familiar. I cried out, “Peter!” My uncle who died from Leukemia in 1999, how could it be him, he died 10 years ago. He called to me, “yes, Liz, its me follow my voice.” I followed it out of the abyss into a long bright meadow with nothing but wildflowers and vines, but when I got out completely, there was no one there. Just the end of a rainbow at the other side of the meadow. Its beauty shocked me so I walked towards it in a gaze, when an eagle came down representing my pride and swiped my jacket off my back then flew away. I continued to walk in fear and a rabbit jumped into my path representing my disloyalty and wouldn’t move in. I ran and it stilled covered my path. Peter said, “apologize and be truthful and you won’t have to worry for its just a rabbit.” I did as I was told but had no idea who...
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