…indolence. I wanted to give them to you. But then I smiled thinking you probably knew them already. Terry once said we need a person to share the trivia of our days with. Someone who truly gets us and how we function; someone who willingly accepts our daily download. Even small stuff like cologne and sunglasses. Small and large things, light and heavy. When you’re really lucky, that person listens hard because your words — whether light or heavy — really do matter to them and their life.
You’ll sink low into the depths of anguish, as your child helplessly cries with pain and blood and snot and sweat and shaking, and you will beg God and the universe and everything of power to take away this suffering from your child for ever and always, and then you break into ten thousand pieces and brush them away to find the strength you need to show your little child just a glimmer of hope.