A Caterpillar Broke My Heart

This is a picture of a caterpillar on a small branch. It is green with yellow and black splotches on it, moving from left to right in the picture. The background is foggy green and a few of the branches have water droplets on them indicating a recent rain shower.
Image by Susann Mielke from Pixabay

I wasn’t even five years old. I watched a children’s television show about this caterpillar that struggled with life and wasn’t satisfied with his status.

He eventually turned into a butterfly and flew away. Instead of being happy for him, I was heartbroken because I would never see him again.”

I was too young to understand that him turning into a butterfly was good. His status had…



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Michael Hollifield

Blogger, speaker, passionate about encouraging humanity through personal experience.