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Robin Williams: Make God Laugh

Published August 12, 2014 - 3 Comments

Celebrity deaths are nothing new.  Hardly a week goes by where we aren’t shocked and saddened that someone has passed away.  To say that I’m getting used to it would be a little too cold, but most of these celebrities mean very little to me personally.  So when news began to spread yesterday that Robin Williams had died, my reaction was very different from similar announcements.  I felt a sense of loss.  Maybe it’s because Robin Williams was a part of my younger years. Maybe it’s because he made me laugh.  Maybe it’s because he apparently took his own life.  Whatever it was, the loss is real.

The world we live in can be a very dark place.  Sometimes people come along who make it better, but even those people battle their own demons.

I saw this on Twitter this morning, and I think it’s brilliant…

Genie, you're free.

Genie, you’re free.