Sometimes, people manage to transform their pain into something beautiful and good.
Sometimes, they help heal the world by letting their heartache transform them and make them more empathetic, softer, more grounded.
And when they come together to create something out of their hurt, the world becomes a better place.
The wonderful folks who run the Stirrup Queens and Sperm Palace Jesters blog put together a virtual quilt made up of their readers' thoughts and stories on the concept of "waiting." The result made me cry, and I don't think it was just the hormones.
Check it out. And maybe spend some time visiting the blogs of the women who contributed. They're all incredibly thoughtful and inspiring.