The Truth I Live By

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I am happy to reblog this enlightening, uplifting, and inspiring post from Living, Learning and Leting Go.

Living, Learning and Letting Go

In looking back over the posts I’ve written since I started my blog, I found that the most popular one was my first, Living in Gratitude.  As I pondered writing some kind of  followup to that post, it occurred to me that today is the perfect day for me to share something my youngest brother wrote before he died of cancer at the age of 39. It is a piece that has meant so much to me.

The Truth I Live By

(William John Smith 1953-1992)

 Everything makes sense. This can be paraphrased many different ways, although many attempts are less accurate. One of Voltaire’s characters stated, “All is for the best, in the best of all possible worlds. This is unnecessarily optimistic. My phrasing doesn’t imply that everything that happens to us is good either in the short or the long term. Everyone experiences moments or long periods…

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