Overcoming The Darkness Book Report

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Overcoming The Darkness By Accalia Esme

When I was a little girl like most kids I found myself afraid of the dark. My uncle told me to punch the dark make it scared of me. I remember thinking 'Seriously? What is he thinking? You can't punch darkness.' It was my aunt who told me to close my eyes and imagine a light inside me that would chase away the dark. Both are really good advice. When you are feeling depressed it feels like the world is all dark. Colors don't shine as bright if at all and the monsters under your bed are in your head and not in a good way. Your anxiety spikes and nothing, absolutely nothing cures it by it self.

Depression and Anxiety is very common in our society as a whole. In the magical community it's
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Wanted to go on quests to find some irreplaceable treasure and fight epic battles, slay the villainous dragon. I did get my wish just not in the way I imagined. I do go on adventures, almost daily. Raising kids is a whole new adventure every day! The quests I've been on have ranged everywhere from starting my own business to looking for a way to clean my house better. And I found the best treasure of all. One I can never replace. I found home. Not mortar and brick type home. But home with my husband and with my kids. I did the math the other day. I met my husband a year and 2 days after I found my way back to my path. The universe is a tricky little bugger …show more content…
Making the brave decision to fight is hard and so scary. I found though that in the darkness there is light. If you just believe in yourself and know that you can get through the dark times and into the light if you keep walking. The quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire that Dumbledore says as he's welcoming the students " Happiness can be found in the darkest of times if one remembers to turn on the light." blew me away when I heard it. My aunt was right. You have to keep your light inside going. It really does fight off the scary

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