It’s Good to Be Alive

Thoughts on the blessings and burdens of life

Aabye-Gayle F.
2 min readMar 28, 2023

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A Black boy in the foreground going through a spray of water. A white child and American flag out of focus in the background.
“To…watch a child overtaken with giggles.” {Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash.}

It’s good to be alive, but it is also hard at times and scary. There is so much beauty and so much to love, but that means there is much vulnerable to destruction and much it will hurt to lose.

It is good to be alive, but it is also exhausting. There are so many uphill climbs, and the view at the top is sometimes…

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