Emmett Kelley, a Ringling Brothers clown, was known as “Weary Willie.” He felt that his character provided needed relief for people, helping those who were feeling sad and beaten down by life to smile again. He also poked fun at those who thought too highly of themselves.
Every Wednesday, I will post something about grief. Sometimes it will be a reflection on an aspect of grief’s landscape. Now and then I will share from my own journey of grief, because in the sharing of our stories we find strength and build a community of people that support one another.