LiveJournal does a lot of syndicated feeds to various websites, including this one. This entry simply rocked the community hard, like an unexpected SLAP on the face out of nowhere.
…which was my first, immediate reaction. (I have worn both their sets of shoes.) I realize, however, that life is sometimes as raw, as cutting, and as painful as this– in that very sudden, yet very simple happenstance.
To me, it seems to be necessary to taste the very bitter to fully appreciate the very sweet.
I still cry each and every time I read this, however.