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The Blessing of Being Un-Fine

by in:Better Together


“Should I be honest?” I wondered. “What if I start crying? What if she doesn’t really have time to listen? What if she is just asking to be nice? I could keep it simple and tell her I’m fine.” There I was, standing in the lobby at church waiting for my husband, when an old friend walked up and asked how I was doing. Our then three-year-old daughter had been diagnosed with a severe speech disorder a few weeks earlier, and I was not “fine.” I was exhausted. I was overwhelmed. I was afraid my little girl may never be able to talk. Yet I felt like I shouldn’t be any of those things. I ...

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