For the first time in my life, I feel like I am a good person who made some bad decisions that led me to dark places, and not like I am or was inherently bad and incapable of being a good person. Life is finally peaceful and I am grateful.
*white person shoots up movie theater* oh he probably maybe had a mental disorder and rough childhood, i feel bad for him we should have seen the signs and gotten him help….
*black person gets shot unarmed* oh he probably was walking around like a gangster thug, i want a full toxicology report and i’m def gonna ignore the eye witness accounts of the incident because they are all…you know…black…and probably biased and lying.
robin williams has inspired me to stay clean just for today and be grateful for my recovery. it’s tragic but extremely powerful when those who have battled those demons has died. it resonates with me because the fact is, that could have been me