Confession of a Writer: “When children complain…”

Today  my  8 year  old  says  to  me:  “Life  is  unfair!”  He  was  angry  because  he  had  to  study.  I  have  not  felt  good  for  most  of  my  week.  I  caught  someones  toxic  germs  and  my  home  turned  into  a  bio-hazard   dump.   I  am  not  feeling  sorry  for  anyone’s  self-piety  this  week….not  even  my  own  child.  I  so  badly  wanted  to  agree  with  him: “Life  is  unfair!”  “You  know  what?  You  are  right!  Life,  will  sometimes  just  grab  you  by  the  ovaries  and  rip  them  right  out  of  you,  stomp  on  them,  throw  them  in  traffic,  and  in  a  dirty  river.”  None  of  this   was  said.  Instead,  I  reminded  him  of  these  kids…….

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