“The experience that you are having is the experience that you need,” my psychiatrist once told me after listening to my account of a terrible accident I witnessed.
I was terribly depressed at the time and harboring self-harming thoughts. Then the horrific experience changed my perspective about life. The following excerpt from my upcoming debut memoir, I Asked the Blue Heron, describes that experience and my personal growth.
Big thanks to Sara Finnerty, from Entropy Magazine, for accepting my humble submission and publishing my story.