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When Bad Things Happen to Good People Quotes

If this has happened to me, what do I do now, and who is there to help me do it?.
Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people. A bullet has no conscience; neither does a malignant tumor or an automobile gone out of control. That is why good people get sick and get hurt as much as anyone.
If we think of life as a kind of Olympic games, some of life's crises are sprints. They require maximum emotional concentration for a short time. Then they are over, and life returns to normal. But other crises are distance events. They ask us to maintain our concentration over a much longer period of time, and that can be a lot harder.
For many of us, we will come to the point where death will be the only healer for the pain which our lives will have come to contain.