“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”Friedrich Nietzsche
I choose this quote on a special day. Today, April 16, is World Semicolon Day. A semicolon is used when a writer takes a pause but the story goes on. It represents the troubles we have in life and we can take a pause but we are not done; our life goes on for another day. My life has been touched by suicide and this is a day I celebrate every April 16th. One of these years I am going to get my semicolon tattoo. Until then I pause to remember those without the “whys” who have stopped their stories. Those who still struggle daily. Those who have lost their way and feel trapped. Today I remember that their is a way out and asking for help is a difficult (but oh, so strong) thing a person can do. Life will go on; my story is not over yet.
For those in need of someone to talk to in the US please call 800-273-8255 for the suicide prevention help line
For more information go to project semicolon or see their Facebook page
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This is a beautiful and positive post Leigha. Thanks
Thank you Sadje!
You’re most welcome