Why? Why Not?

This quote is from Herding Zebras

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.

Over the last 25 years or so I've asked myself the same question, like most of us have, I'm sure.  My dad was from the Why Not? school so I kind of leaned that way, too.

If someone had to get Cushing's why wouldn't it be me?  But the main question is why anyone had to get Cushing's in the first place.  It's not like a disease caused by bacteria or parasites where another organism is trying to live and prosper.  Cushing's just is.

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