Everybody is Alright
“Tigger is alright, really,” said Piglet lazily.
“Of course he is,” said Christopher Robin.
“Everybody is, really,” said Pooh. “That’s what I think.”
“But I don’t suppose I’m right,” he said.
“Of course you are,” said Christopher Robin.
Everybody is alright, really. Every person does the best they can at the time with the resources available to them. Forgiveness and patience is the only way, for others, and for yourself.
Thanks Pooh, you’re a pal.
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