The "Beauty and the Beast" star dismissed claims that he purposely stayed quiet about his sexuality: "I’ve lived a very big life that I’m super happy with."
As we, like the puppy, practice the art of stepping into our fears and repeatedly standing in the fire of challenges and opportunities that we might prefer to avoid, our capacity to face into the unfaceable grows and deepens.
In the end, the wedding was beautiful and the bride was surprisingly relaxed and sweet on her wedding day. I got to see the girl I met a year ago, and it was a relief for all us involved in her planning. But, everything in-between certainly made the planning more difficult. And, really? Was it worth it?
So embrace the intermission as best you can. Use it. Know that the new act will begin. Get yourself ready.
I'm writing this as a self-reminder, although I'm sure you guys could use one too.