Because we know Fred Rogers was right: the inner life of others is deadly serious, and people are desperate to have someone else see it.
And we know what Evan Hansen says is true: we need each other, and we need to know we will be there for each other when things get dark. We need to know we are not alone in this world.
And we know with all our hearts that the Book of James is right, because all of us have felt the power of words that have made us feel loved and alive, and words that have cut us to shreds. And we have a choice of what we will do with our own words.