Pain, peace, hatred, love, death, life, hope, despair. Too many words fill the endless void in which we live. Days pass in moments, our lives pass in years, eventually ending. Leaving us to wonder what is the meaning to it all. To question why we're born if we're only meant to die. Why must the innocent suffer and guilty donít seem to suffer at all? Why must we have moments of joy just to endure a years of pain? What determines our sense of morality, who determines right and wrong?
We learn that death is just a natural part of life. We learn that through pain, we're challenged to grow. We learn that Earth is not the final destination. We learn that peace and joy can be found through life's tears. We learn that to really live means to really die. We learn that an individual can change the world. We learn how love can speak to the most hardened heart.
Life is not about what we can offer ourselves, but how we can offer ourselves to others. Life is a gift; it's never been a guarantee. Life is loving, learning to forgive and learning to let go. Life is asking the answered questions and realizing that all you have to do is look up.
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