I wrote it on Henry Street but realized after I hit publish that I wasn't just thinking about the insurance company and their lack of empathy. It is so much larger and a response to three feeds I read tonight; three separate posts, all containing words that were said to or about the writer simply to hurt them.
Going through infertility, you realize how much we can't control. They are with us 24/7, yet we can't control our bodies. We can't control what they can or cannot do. But compassion--that is within our capabilities. We can choose in every single minute of our day how we're going to treat another person.