“You will never forget a person who came to you with a torch in the dark.” ~M. Rose You never know the impact you might have on someone at any given moment.
It may be entirely unknown to you. While people often look “fine” on the surface and out in public, many aren’t. In fact, there are some who spend most of their time sitting curled up in a ball, waiting for the darkness they feel to close in on them, to swallow them whole. A simple look, smile, text, or “hello” in the grocery line could be the unknown light that keeps that darkness at bay; a lifeline that tethers these souls to the here and now, preventing them from floating toward the abyss. For many of us, we have moments when we feel overwhelmed, underappreciated, and invisible, unseen and unheard in our hardest moments.
I have struggled with this myself. Weighed down from the heaviness of being a single parent, working several jobs and feeling like I was constantly falling short in every aspect of my life.Read more on tinybuddha.com