I understand now that I'm not a mess but a deeply feeling person in a messy world. I explain that now, when someone asks me why I cry so often, "For the same reason I laugh so often - because I'm paying attention.
Glennon Doyle Melton: The wounded become the healers. Your pain will not be wasted. Trust it. Be brave enough to be still in it and you'll learn that your pain will NOT consume you- it will become the fire you burn to light and warm the world.