Does it matter that I now know the difference between a real problem and a simple annoyance? Does it matter that I have been stripped of every pretense, self-indulgent thought, and vanity that ever existed inside me? Does it matter that I see the shallowness, greed, entitlement and selfishness of our society while at the same time have infinite compassion and patience with it’s denizens?
The above words are those of one of my favorite bloggers who always cuts straight through to the most powerful and essential. As the mother of a child with severe disabilities, she knows like the rest of us about living questions and holding paradox. She writes gloriously, angrily, with love and compassion. Read the rest here. And read the comments.