A cup of coffee please, not a side of platitudes.

Gratitude has a place in all of our lives, but I don’t feel it is something we should tell others to have.  Phrases like “find the silver lining” or “everything happens for a reason” are not helpful.  When a person is experiencing distress, whether profound or not, those trite platitudes do very little more than … Continue reading A cup of coffee please, not a side of platitudes.