To be human is to experience it all, the ups and downs, the highs and lows, the scattered in between, it’s all a part of life and it’s all okay. To feel is to be alive and to be alive is a gift from God. We often take this gift for granted until we lose someone we love. Loss reminds us that we are here only for a short time, so we need to make each and every day count.
It’s okay to cry, it’s okay to be angry or frustrated, exhausted or overwhelmed. If , in our heartache, we cry, it’s okay. If, in our exhaustion, we reset, it’s okay. If, in our brokenness, we make mistakes, it’s okay.
When we give ourselves permission to say it is okay, we replace shame with grace and grace is the best gift we could ever give ourselves. We all need more grace, more empathy, more space to feel, to be alive, to be human.
Without grace we will spend our one precious life always wishing things were different and we will inevitably forget it’s all a gift. Every single day, every single moment, every single breath - a beautiful and precious gift.