I just had a vision of what could be and what is, and for a moment they were the same.
Heal and flourish and grow. I wish for you and me to be the best versions of ourselves. The difficulty isn’t always in making our external world match our internal expectations, but realizing that our idealism and innner values are living breathing things. They change, get sick, and are effected upon by the world.
Family can be such a source of conflict and frustration, but also the best source for insight into other ways of being. My sisters are so, so different from me and from each other. My mom and dad too. But that has been okay. Kenji Yoshino wrote that he subscribes to the view of the Romantics: that if a life or an experience can be told with enough specificity, the universal will shine through.