He didn’t want to be in the wedding at first, though nobody could figure out why. When it finally came out that he just didn’t want to wear a bear suit, we very quickly assured him that he was not expected to be a bear, just a bear-er. He predicted the future based on something that wasn’t even true. And then he made his decision based on an invisible future that would never happen. I get it. I do it all the time. Anxiety is powerful. But so is truth. And this time, truth won out.