Many questions do not bear a Yes or No answer. In terms of the relative world, the true answer to many questions would be: “It depends.” That is how it is in the relative world. Some of the laws of the land leave no leeway. There are no exceptions. There is no room left for heart to enter.
Where did that anxiety you feel in your stomach come from? You were going along just fine, and then suddenly you began to feel
fraught with anxiety about what you said or what you wrote or what you
did, about how you could have done it differently, better, how you
could have spoken up or not spoken at all, how you may have
over-asserted yourself or not asserted yourself enough.
There is a momentum in Life. It is like a fire you build, and it behooves you to keep the fires burning. The fire you add to is yourself. Either you go forward, or you allow your project to die on the vine.
Life often seems to be something like this: You are playing cards. You receive four aces straight up! No matter how fine your hand is, you don’t get a guarantee that you will get four aces again tomorrow or ever again.
Nothing is forgotten. Everything that once was still is. Listen carefully. Your beloveds, who have returned Home are still your beloveds, as you are theirs. No longer is the love you share so individualized, personal.