You were born to blaze bright, in all your glory.
The best thing you can say is I’m here for you. We are going to get through this. You are not alone.
It will teach her to hear “You are enough,” as “but you are still not good enough to satisfy me.”
No one ever said a sunset was too beautiful.
Tonight, the evening is infused with a chill; Summer’s persistent, muggy heat is slowly slipping away— the thick air that enveloped us is dissipating, and the cicadas’ chatter quiets to a din.