We were at dinner the other night and clearly, I said something woefully embarrassing, enough so that this budding teenager felt the need to crawl under a rock and hide. When there isn’t a rock to hide under, you obviously just camouflage yourself with your dinner napkin. No one can see you now, babe. You’re completely invisible.
That’s about as good of a hiding place as one of those hide-a-key rocks for the front porch!
This made me laugh, of course. But it also poignantly reminds me of all the ways we *think* we’re hiding. We think we’re so safely camouflaged behind our hustling, bustling, busy lives that no one sees the hurts inside. We think the bright smiles, the Pinteresty perfect family photos, and the perfectly filtered Instagram social life feed are hiding the silent battles we’re fighting alone.
News Flash: You have a napkin on your head.
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