Stephanie Bennett-Henry – OK or not
Someone asked if I was okay. It surprised me and caught me off guard all at once and I replied with “what do you mean?”
They explained that they had been busy lately, but kept having a feeling that perhaps something was not right.
I treasure friends like this. The ones who take the time to ask. Those are the ones I hold with both hands, whole heart, soul split wide open, with a gratitude that takes me to my knees forever. To me, that is beautiful.
Whether I am okay or not is something I struggle with opening up about. Because I did once. Despite my fears, I tore my own walls down and became an open book to thumb through. Opening yourself up to someone you trust with every part of you is a scary thing, but freeing once you know without a doubt that you are safe…
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