#MyLymeLife: When We Build Cathedrals

"Why are you spending so much time carving that bird into a beam that will be covered by the roof? No one will ever see it."

Because it’s there. I know it’s there, this work I’ve created full of hope and heart, and maybe that’s what matters.

I don’t know if what I’m building will be seen. I don’t know if the words I’m sharing will be heard. But they’re here for those who need it. And I’ll keep sharing. I’ll keep building. I promise I won’t ever stop.

Word by word, carved bird by carved bird, I’ll work beside others and build and build and build until the legacy lies within the cathedral itself—hope and faith and change for those to follow, so that those who suffer will be seen and heard, and not just by those who choose to look...

Read my latest essay from Global Lyme Alliance, "When We Build Cathedrals," part of GLA's #MyLymeLife series.

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