When Life Sucks…

Annah ElizabethLeave a Comment

A person who is lamenting the detachment and isolation of his son just said to me, “It’s okay.”

I’ll never forget when I spoke those same words to one of my customers, in the early months after my son died.

“It’s okay,” I’d say to people, who would usually say some variation of, “Yes, it’s going to be okay,” or “I know.”

But this one woman, she broke the mold. “No, it’s not okay,” she said to me.

And I’ve tried to remember that ever since.

Sometimes life sucks. And when it does, it’s not okay.

As such, I’m resurrecting this post from a year ago.

We need to remember that, when life sucks, giving credence to the suckiness is a part of our healing…


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