Why trauma? Why all this pain and guilt? Why monsters? Why me?!
Then, without warning, a voice whispered:
Silly boy, don't you see, I gave you darkness and pain so you could help and heal from a place of "lived-it" I gave you integrity so you would not swallow your voice, when courage didn't show up I gave you sons and daughters so you would always remember your actions echo for eternity Silly boy, don't you see, I gave you monsters so you could hitch them to your cart and LEAD