four people eating out

“Life is fascinating. I’d been so down on myself about my illness—what it had taken from me—I felt half amazed three strangers would want to talk to me so long and so late. I’d forgotten I had any worth, that I wasn’t just a set of bad sensations in the dark.”
—John Cotter, Losing Music

I can totally relate. When you have a chronic health condition, it’s hard not to take it upon yourself as your whole identity. And then life surprises you with a touching moment with other human beings that you can somehow navigate perfectly. And you are reminded that you are a human being, just like them.

What recent occurrences in your life have reminded you that you are human?