“How great and human it must be that we cannot contain the joy in our souls, so we laugh.”
I had this quote stashed away for awhile. And I don’t remember who said or where I found it, but I’ve remembered it all this time because… For all the hurt we have, we laugh. We smile. We feel hope and joy and all the good despite it all, and it bubbles up and out of us in laughter and sometimes tears. If any of you are like me, you’re one of those people who’ve dealt with a lot, but tend to laugh quite a lot. And no one should take that from you.
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