But you can make cookie bars. You can measure out the flour and oats and salt and sugar.
You can arrange it just so in the pan, making it perfectly straight even though life is far from it.
You can watch it bake in the oven and count your tiny blessings.
Do something nice for someone right now.
Maybe you'll make these cookie bars. Here's the recipe: Raspberry Cookie Bars
I used blackberry in place of raspberry jam.