This is a post from a fellow blogger and there’s a great message here. I thought I’d share it with all of you. Enjoy!
Trauma builds us. It does not destroy. It need not weaken. I refuse to believe we are meant to be broken by forces that, at once, collide so harshly with our bodies or souls. Things that, otherwise, we can not touch. There is no fortitude created on a path widened and cleared for us. There is no resilience learned by seeking out and successfully gathering only the shiny. No lesson solidified in gaining only what we want, without ever pulling back a hand bitten. No furthered understanding of self without experiencing failure. Grief. Or loss.
Pain is for us. It is not so that we may now claim to be smarter and more aware of the world around us. Or the people in it. You will be lost in knowing or understanding the intention, actions or happenings of an entire earth full of complex beings based on anything you could…
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