by Carolyn Thomas ♥ @HeartSisters
“That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will. Don’t cry over anything that can’t cry over you. When life hands out lemons, squeeze out a smile.”
Translation: Blah blah blah . . .
Here’s one I like better: “Sometimes bad things happen to good people.” Period. End of story. As I’ve written here before, there is no Fair Fairy in life.
It is indeed tempting – and common – to spout trite platitudes designed to somehow make people feel better about those bad things with bumper sticker pop-psych. But can platitudes really lend meaning to a life-altering health crisis? Continue reading “Looking for meaning in a meaningless diagnosis”