Fulfilment

A Revealing Ache

A Revealing Ache

By: Lauren Gothard

I remember vividly as a ten-year-old, sitting in the back of my mother’s minivan after a day at school and a great gymnastics practice, eating sonic or some other deliciously greasy fast food, and saying to her: “Mom, I want something, but I just don’t know what.” I had this ache in my chest for something more, even though I was living the suburban dream.