When my father’s feet were made of clay

TW: self harm, family, death

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What does it mean for someone to have feet made of clay? It comes from a bible story actually, not that I am religious at all, but I find the imagery to be powerful. A great statue, something radiating strength, has this foundation of vulnerability.

It isn’t perfect.

What do we do when people we look up to and rely on suddenly force us to come to terms with their humanity…