Building a bridge and getting over it

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I have never liked the saying “build a bridge and get over it” our culture has increasingly become more self involved and it seems like this has become more acceptable. Sometimes its very negative and self absorbed and sometimes people just don’t know any better. We have lost the ability to be in the moment with people, not supply answers or ways of fixing the person but just being there for them. Here is a clip from a cartoon of all things that demonstrates how powerful this can be, its not joy but sadness that helps the character bing bong move on. One of the questions I get most about Hezekiah is if he is a savant has some hidden super skill that I have kept under wraps. I know they mean well and its a way of trying to “fix” him when I love him just the way he is. When we go through tough times we should be there for the person instead of trying to one up them with something we are going through thats worse. We have lots of stuff going on around us lately friends and family both struggling with cancer. I want to appreciate every moment I have with them and not get wrapped up in my own problems. This bridge I will build and focus on them as we walk over it into the unknown and when I see another coming to their bridge I will take a moment and pause and be their for them in it.

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