The Guy Who Weeps

I am at a coffee shop thinking how it sucks that my life is at a pause because of the bar exam.  After 4 years in college, 4 years in law school and another year for my master’s degree, I really am done with studying.  I just want to live my life.

Then this guy sat across me talking to himself in a foreign language and his voice was full of despair.  He was literally weeping and though it was rude to stare, I couldn’t keep my eyes off him because he looked so sad.  I wanted to cry too.

He left before I could decide whether it was okay to talk to him.  I looked back on my laptop screen – the Civil Procedure video staring back at me and I suddenly felt so thankful that instead of the kind of struggles that other people are suffering from, I am here studying for the bar exam…


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