The Pendulum of Hope

The Pendulum of Hope

Written By: R.W.

(Posted May 2015)

So I received today an insight
of that which I haven't heard
although with the idea I am familiar
today it was brought through in words.
When you have yourself a pendulum
a small weight upon a string
and you pull it up and watch it fall
you'll see a very simple thing.
That with as much of a force you give
to the pulling back and the drop
is as much as it will rise again
right back up to the top.
So besides that we see a cycle,
when you descend, alas you'll rise
but something else was pointed out
that before I hadn't recognized.
Only someone with the power to go one way
has an equal power to go back
So instead of dwelling on a fall
and all the things I think I lack,
I can recognize how much good I hold
in the positive light of things
and that's what makes the tables turn
and with that the pendulum swings.