I am in the middle of recording a song of this title and the basic idea is that we are all only here “For A While”. Even my parents, who have been together over 58 years, will look back when it is their time to go, and say, “It seemed to be just a short time that we were together.”
If we step back far enough, we gain the perspective to see a broader view of our lives, where every moment is at the same time precious and fleeting.
It is up to us to decide to linger and focus on the moments that cause us pain, or to reach for a thought that allows us to change our focus to what we would prefer.
“Today, I will remember that our time on this planet is short and even when there are painful moments, “this too shall pass.”