Story and Why
Your Story, My Story, Our Story, The Story
Tom Gilbert - Copyright © January 30, 2022
The story of your life is your story. It is also a story not unlike all other stories.
There are philosophers, poets and great explorers of the life journey
who have said there are basically just two or three stories. All our
stories have something from these stories in our own tales.
Perhaps this is true. The hero’s journey, the exploration of
meaning in life, living in a family with all the dynamics that come
with it, being part of nature, or being part of society, these are all
themes I recognize in most people’s life stories.
What is interesting about doing this kind of work, the personal history
digging, the mining of memories, the reminiscing and reflecting, and
then, most importantly, the living today, is that we all can find some
meaning, purpose and joy in our one, wild and wonderful life.
You have your story. Whether you have done any writing or recording of
it, you do have that story. Know it. Honor it. Love it. All of it, good
and bad. There is only one you.
At the same time, your story, my story and all the other stories are
part of what I would call The Story. There is so much we all have in
common. We are born and die. Sure, but look at the Big Picture. Know
that you have your unique experiences. But also know that it is part of
the great fabric of living. We can all learn so much from each other
and our stories. This is why it is important. Your story, my story, our
story, the story
You can read other life story articles here.