At Least as Important
Invariably when I post something that is very blunt and honest about issues I’ve observed, there is always at least one if not 2 or 3 people that will message me asking if it’s “about them”. Please. Just stop. If something I said strikes a nerve, you need to examine your own issues. If I have something to say to ONE PERSON, I will say it directly to that one person. Words sometimes work like a mirror but it’s not my fault if it makes you uncomfortable. If you didn’t get a private message, then it’s not all about you, Narcissus. Stop drowning yourself.
I’m going to start this post off with a bit of a nerd insert. It’s part of the dialogue between Cptn. Kirk and his son in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
David: Lieutenant Saavik was right: You never have faced death.
Kirk: No, not like this. I haven’t faced death. I’ve cheated death. I’ve tricked my way out of death and — patted myself on the back for my ingenuity. I know nothing . . .
David: You knew enough to tell Saavik that how we face death is at least as important as how we face life.
Kirk: Just words.
David: But good words! That’s where ideas begin. Maybe you should listen to them. [hesitant] I was wrong about you . . . and I’m sorry.
I debated whether to post this on Tala’s Reflections – my first blog – or here… I think here is…
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Posted on September 13, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged Autoimmune, Autoimmune Disease, Autoimmunity, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, community, Lupus, rheumatic, Support. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.