I opened up my computer this morning and saw a beautiful picture of Denmark all lit up at night. It was a stunning picture as many photos are. I thought about the beauty on the surface and it occurred to me that some of the houses may have tragedy, sadness, hardship, delight or joy living inside but, I would never know. People are like that too, at first glance we may see a well put together person who is adept at conversation and yet, there may be a Tsunami inside their heart. We just never really know. I am often told that I speak well, listen well and appear to be confident and self-assured – and I do those things well and am those things most days. What people cannot see from the picture I show- is that many times I am dying inside. Many days I am having an internal battle fighting against my own mind to stay calm, think things through and don’t panic. Then I go home, exhausted with nothing left to give. I go through the motions of an evening routine and supper and I get into bed and argue with my brain all night about things my brain believes I could have done better, times I could have been more sensitive, a better friend or listened with a more open heart. I wake up the next morning, put my pants on feet first like everyone else and then… I do it again.