If you’ve ever lost something – multiple things, you know what it’s like to question “Why?” Sometimes when we lose something we’ve cherished so much, it feels like we’ve lost a piece of our life. And indeed we probably have. That’s why we need time. Time to heal. To grow. But time can also erase our memories of who we are as people – and what we stand for at our most inner core; especially when so much of it was shared with someone no longer there.
So how do you make headway and not lose yourself? You keep moving one day at a time. And sometimes, we need to do nothing more than to be a friend and listen intently… to see the crosses that others bear. It gets us through our own sorrow while also teaching lessons of compassion and community. Consider you’re quiet neighbour, the store clerk, the person you passed for going too slow on the highway… surely, we’re all going through something.
Why the lesson?
It’s more a source of inspiration than lesson really. There’s a new show coming out – and I can sum it up by quoting Shania Twain herself – “Life’s two important questions are – why and why not? The trick is knowing which one to ask…. We are throwing caution to the wind – and we are saying alright life, if this is my moment, then here I am.”
On OWN’s “Why Not?” Shania takes ‘life’ on the road, as she travels to hear about other people’s stories of pain, hurt and overcoming. Here’s a clip of the reveal…
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