Why Not?

When I start asking “why me”, I turn to…

Isaiah 6:8

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying,
“Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”
And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”

..and say “why not me”.

Like the saying goes, “It is choice, not chance, that determines your destiny.” We control how we react to bad situations. Life isn’t about fair or unfair. Life is about the ability to choose. Some things, like cancer, cushing’s and life threatening illnesses give us little or no choice in the matter. Most of us do not raise our hand and say pick me. What we do have is the ability to choose on how we react to it and how we let it define us or rather, how we redefine ourselves after facing something tragic. I still remember leaving MD Anderson hospital after recovery. The air was sweeter. The sun was brighter. Life seemed fresh and anew.

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