”I am a reflection of him and not the other way around, and this is, I believe, as it should be. This is a love story, and like all great love stories, it is a story of loss. Parenting, I’ve come to understand, is about loving my child today. Now. In fact, for any parent, anywhere, that’s all there is. “
This is a note from a mother enduring a very rough few years with her terminally ill son. It brought me to tears, and definitely made me step back and reevaluate my life. When I think of all the ‘awful’ things that happened in my day, I have to keep remembering things could be worse. I don’t know this woman, but my prayers go out to her and the rest of the family.