Power to Choose

He could feel, in that moment, his life stretching before him and stretching toward him, like a taught rubber band ready to snap, filled with tension and potential. If he didn’t act soon, that rubber band would indeed snap, leaving him trapped in this nexus of the past, unable to move forward, the infinite possibilities that brought him to this now, this moment, would be for naught unless he found a way out. Yes, the storm would soon drift away, but the choice before him drew him closer, poised above the precipice. Step in, or step away. What he could not do was remain unreconciled, one foot firmly ensconced on the relative safety meant,