There is time to get to the big picture but before we can get there, we need to stay with the small ones and the feelings that they bring.
Parents who want to keep parts of the stories are well intentioned; they want to protect their children. Unfortunately, we can’t protect our children from all the pain that life has to offer no matter how hard we try.
Parents keep secrets because they want to protect their children but the secret-keeping can do more harm than the secret itself ever could.
Most of us could do a better job of just listening and reflecting back instead of trying to fix everything.
One reason we have so many disagreements with each other is that there is Big Truth and little truth and we get mixed up over which is which.