a year later

A year ago, we held our son as Jesus welcomed him into heaven. It wasn't the hardest moment.  There were many harder ones before, and many more painful ones to follow.  There was peace as we sang over him and let him go.  I was flipping through my journal from last year, and saw my … Continue reading a year later

pain

Humans of New York has been featuring pediatric cancer patients this month.  It hurts but it's so familiar.  The pain of the parents, the sweetness of the kids, the agony of the doctors and nurses.   Sometimes it hurts to read about the healing that we wanted so badly.  Mostly it hurts just to read … Continue reading pain