To prepare for the staged reading, on Friday, April 29th, I held a workshop with the students, where we discussed having music in the play. One of the students, Myriam (coincidentally, my mother's middle name), offered to look for songs relating to the stories in the script.
Let us be brave. Let us stay open to pain and hold space for what, ultimately, is not about pain as much as it is about love, connection, and life.
Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.
So before you fall into the habit of negating someone -- I invite you to think twice. Is it actually who they are that you are unhappy with? Or is it their behavior that is not suiting you right now?