You’re so, sooo much bigger than your sadness. There’s plenty of room in the hugeness of who you are. Sadness won’t crowd out the rest.
“Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all…”
Don’t be too quick to embrace the fundamentalism that summarily ascribes all of your good fortune to God/God’s will.
Acting piously without being pious is the darkest hypocrisy, underlying our resentment of others, and our own self-loathing.
It’s the kind of fortitude and okayness that come only from soaking up the outpouring from a ripped open heart.
Therapeutic tunnels promising greener grass succeed when they dump us back on the brown patch where we began.