It's the text that comes in the middle of an elementary band concert and suddenly makes you remember all your sadness.
How do I live in the dichotomy of caring well for my people and protecting those I love while also caring about the world at large?
The thing about pain is that it doesn't go away when it's ignored. It gets hidden, stuffed away in a box at the very back of the heart's closet and for a while forgotten about. But it always finds its way out eventually.