To Be Human


To be human is to love, 
Even when it gets too much
I'm not ready to give up

Just 'cause I predicted this
Doesn't make it any easier to live with
And what's the point of knowing it if you can't change it?

I was listening to To Be Human by Sia and I reflected on the words that speak to me. "To be human is to love, even when it gets too much" are words I deeply relate to and, I, too, am not ready to give up.

"Just 'cause I predicted this
Doesn't make it any easier to live with
And what's the point of knowing it if you can't change it?"
These words remind me that I knew that choosing surgery to resolve my epilepsy would bring me a journey of great changes. What is the point of knowing and not being able to change it? In my opinion, to appreciate the growth. I may have been scared before it happened but now I am grateful for the experience. I would not know without experience, a prediction is a story we make without knowing. The experience is the chance to honor being alive and all the gifts Life offers. To continue on is to love, the essence of Life.

Published by Astrid's Words

Astrid Hardjana-Large is an inspirational author who enjoys Life and adversity. She is motivated to share her inspiration from Life experiences and encourages readers to persevere on the journey of Life.

5 thoughts on “To Be Human

  1. I agree with you – it is so tenderly true – these journeys bring life itself alive to us. You speak so clearly about how this experience is of making choices knowingly and openly embrace the challenges they bring.

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