It’s difficult, frustrating advice, but good advice nonetheless.

There’s a certain kind of beauty that comes with the worst that life throws at us. Something about the way it emphasizes that we are human, part of shared experience that extends through time and across the globe.

Pain tells us more about who we are and encourages us to grow stronger.

Finding joy and love both in and beyond pain is one of the magical things about life.

Writer and Writing Mentor. Screenwriter. Honest. Human. She/Her. @elancassandra on Instagram, @ElanCDuensing on Twitter.

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