This kind of sounds like the standard pronouncement at any graduation--yes, this is an ending, but also a beginning. Most folks eventually end their student days. There is often a limit to how much schooling one can take. That limit pushes us into beginning adult life with the potential for a satisfying career and family life.
In my early 30s, I reached a limit ("hit bottom") on my addiction, which led me to the beginning of lifelong recovery. For this I am forever grateful.
By 2020, I had reached the limit of the pain I could tolerate in my left hip. I went through the joint replacement surgery and began to experience moving and sleeping comfortably once again. I was surprised after the surgery to see how much mental and physical energy I had been losing to pain. Chronic pain is a powerful drain on life energy.
Where has an ending brought a new beginning of good into your life?
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