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Found on Google+ on 9-8-15. The highland -gateway-photography-by- alister-benn-www-harvestinglight.

Found on Google+ on 9-8-15. The highland -gateway-photography-by- alister-benn-www-harvestinglight.

Then Laugh

Build for yourself a strong box,

Fashion each part with care;

When it’s strong as your hand can make it,

Put all of your troubles there;

Hide there all thought of your failures,

And each bitter cup that you quaff;

Lock all your heartaches within it,

Then sit on the lid and laugh.

Tell no one else its contents,

Never its secrets share;

When you’ve dropped in your care and worry,

Keep them forever there;

Hide them from sight so completely

That the world will never dream half;

Fasten the strong box securely

Then sit on the lid and laugh.

BERTHA ADAMS BACKUS

“Always remember that at some time in your life, when you have the strength and resources to do so, it is beneficial to take them out of the box one at a time and process them. Doing it with another professional gives you the chance to look at the things in the box from a different perspective and find new coping skills to try. It was a favorite poem when I was very young.”

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