The Courage to Cry

Life Gets Better

Wow! I saw a grown man cry on TV and he was not ashamed to do so. While spending a lazy Sunday afternoon at my parent’s house catching up on OWN’s “Flex and Shanice”, one of my favorite reality shows, (that I’m actually proud to say I watch), comedian/actor Flex broke down in tears in a display of humble gratitude toward the landlord who allowed his wife and he to catch up on months of past due rent. I don’t know why it struck me so, but it did, and strangely in a good way. HIs tears were therapeutic for me, and I didn’t have a thing to do with his family’s breakthrough.

It-Gets-Better

I pressed pause on the television to peck out this post because seeing him shed tears on national TV was so cleansing, encouraging and so courageous.  I can not imagine what the last several years had been like for their family as…

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