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originally posted by: St0rD
Why do we only value life when it is lost?
Expressing the way we feel about each other when we're on the verge of destruction?
One of my coworker just died at the age of only 34 doing what she liked the most-
Chilling on a paddle board with some friends on a random river... something she casually used to do every week. Unfortunately, a couple days ago she drowned after she slipped and went unconscious in the cold water. Nothing could be done and it happened so quick... life is so fragile when you think about it.
Now, the reason I'm making this thread is because I believe that when somebody passes away they most likely want to make their death linked to a teaching of some sort. So it doesn't go to waste especially at that age, right?
As of now, looking at her facebook profile reveals an interesting statement about our reality and the way we humans interact with each other. Suddenly, ppl are talking to her from all sides on social media like she was still alive, sharing their love and affection towards her. The thing is...
I can't help but find it super f-cking weird. And it got me to realize that we go on about our life and never stop and at least try to consider and realize the importance of the people around us that we love. We take them for granted and even go as far as judge them, hate them and see only the bad things in them. But then, something like this happen and suddenly we open our eyes... and it's "too late".
Maybe we could start showing and expressing the way we feel about people while they are alive instead of waiting until they go in the other realm? I feel like that is what my coworker is trying to remind us... cherish the people you love while you still can.