It’s easy to be the sun, all happy and chirpy and light up people’s lives.
It’s easy to tell everyone they should be all sparkly and happy and shiny and positive.
It’s easy to ignore anything bad or yucky, and focus only on the happy things in life.
It’s easy to focus only on the nice things, the positive things.
It’s easy to be a sun.
I know, I’ve been there.
But, it’s not so easy to choose to be there for people in their dark times.
To have empathy to feel what someone is enduring, when they are in so much pain.
That takes far more effort, far more willingness, to go to those dark places, to see people’s pain, to see suffering.
I praise God for all those who are willing to be the moon, to give a little light, in someone’s dark times. Continue reading