“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways—either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.”
I heard the tragic news this evening, sadly through a dear friend’s Facebook news feed.
“Over 2 dozen children dead in that Oklahoma school leveled by a tornado. How does anyone talk about that. There (are) just no words.”
Sometimes, we may feel so very helpless in times such as these—when our worlds are suddenly turned inside out, by a wave of unexpected feelings. As humans, we try our very best to contemplate…to consider…to find just the right words to express what we may feel inside.
Sometimes, there really are ‘just no words’—in which case as humans we must find another way to share our compassion.
These are the words I shared with my dear friend this evening—I hope in them, you may find a little comfort as well.
“Where there are no words, we simply love. That’s what we must do everyday, and in every way…we must find a way to share our love. In this case, with those families needing it most.”
I have always believed there to be great power in sharing our compassion—so tonight, I hope that we may all join together in sending our love to those who need it most of all.
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