Thanks for sharing something so personal. It’s beautiful.
I’ve talked about this before…. a little. My middle child, Danielle has been gone since right before she turned 17. Today she turns 20. Another birthday without her and yeah, I’m a little sad. I remember the early days, when she first left, I thought I would DIE of the pain in my heart. I really did. Then, I’d convinced myself that she wouldn’t be gone long, because she was a mama’s girl and we were SO close. She would curl up on the couch with me and want me always to hug her and hold her. She’d sing with me and most of the time, it was hard to be mad at her because she’d turn my anger into laughter. I couldn’t look at her with a straight face. I’m laughing now, thinking about it. She was so funny.
Through time, it became evident that she was in…
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