As I watched the Espy awards last night, for those that don’t know? The Espy’s are awards by ESPN, voted on by us the fans of the sports, but as I watched and saw one of their own sports anchor’s get a Persaverence award, for his fight with cancer, he had been fighting this for seven years and I never knew of his fight, really got me thinking of life in genral.
The sports Anchor is Stuart Scott and he has been with ESPN for as long as I can remember, Kiefer Sutherland alias Jack Bauer of the series “24” introduced him to the stage, when he came to the stage and gave his speech, there was not a dry eye in the place, including me at home, it was strong and powerful, his quote pretty much says it all “you beat cancer by how you live, while you live”.
Watching this last night got me thinking of life in genral, we all walk a path in life on our Journey of life, there is no perfect path, nor is there any path without the bumps and the bruises, we all go through different life events, some more extreme than others, it is us as Humans that determine how these life events affect us, we can take the Stuart Scott approach and keep moving forward, while we fight through it and maybe beat the cancer totally, or we can just simply give up, to which we just lay there til we have taken our last breathe?
Some of us may not even fight, because our thoughts and our minds become so clouded, that we doubt even ourselves, we think that no matter what we are dying, so whats the use in trying to continue with life as I saw it and just wander til the day comes, when things happen to us as Humans and they will, part of life and what makes us stronger and better, is how we persevere and fight through the trouble times, life is very precious to each of us, we only get one shot at it, which is why we need to do it right with the life we are given and is why all our lives are well worth the fight.
When we stay true to ourselves even through the darkest times, we will find being true to each other will come with no effort, we will also find that being true to ourselves and acknowledge God in our lives, we will feel him in our hearts and our souls, as he guides us along our Journey of Life, it is when we lose this feeling, that the doubt enters our lives and we become lost in the clouds within our minds, which leads us to aimless wandering throughout our lives, which is why it’s more important for truely being who we are and walking our Journey through life with confidence, so we can be better and stronger moving forward.
” We can get busy living, or we can get busy dying, the choice is our’s to make”
” Staying true to ourselves will help us see clearly, anything that may cross our paths, along our Journey of life”