The World is Full of Suffering…

I believe that obstacles are placed before us to strengthen us. We are ALL SO amazing to overcome EVERYTHING that we have.
❤ Alana

Living Out Loud

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it” ~Helen Keller

I agree there is a lot of suffering taking place in the world. Suffering, tragedies, disasters, melt-downs, terrorism, violence, assault, poverty, homelessness, hate, racism, self-hate, illness, natural-disasters, war, and I am sure there is more…

A lot of times the suffering seems unjust and unfair, but our suffering is an opportunity for us to overcome adversity.  This does not mean that we have to smile through it all, pretend nothing is wrong, and just tough it out or numb out.  It is okay to fall apart, feel our feelings, seek help and support, and cry when we are sad (I think that is healthier than trying to pretend that nothing is wrong).  After falling apart we can put ourselves back together and may be better than before, it is healthy and healing…

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