Friday, December 14, 2012

Taking a pause for today


The three little boys you see here are the center of my universe.  Their innocent faces are the most beautiful sights in my world. I love them with a fierceness that I didn't know existed within myself.  There's a certain vulnerablity in becoming a parent and loving someone more than you love your own life.  I'm always thinking:  What if something happens to one of my boys?  What if one gets hurt, or lost, or worse?  How would I live through it?  I don't know if I could.  Today I have to take a pause from lighthearted blogging.  My heart is sick over the school shooting in Conneticut.  Such young, innocent children and adults killed...it is more than I can bear.  To think of these parents who sent their kids to school today, not knowing they would never see them again.  I don't know how anyone could survive that kind of loss.  You think your kids are safe at school.  School should be a safe place. 

Hug your kids extra hard tonight.  If you don't have kids, hug a friend, or a loved one.   And if you believe in a higher power, please say a prayer for all of these families who didn't know that this morning was the last time they would hug their own children.  

8 comments:

  1. Jeannie, I am with you. I am heartsick. God bless those victims and their parents, especially the wee victims. I am so sad...

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  2. agree with you Jeannie. lovely boys and hug them extra tight today.

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    1. Thank you Laura, for your kind words.

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  3. Precious boys and beautifully expressed thoughts, Jeannie. Couldn't agree more. God bless and keep the victims and their families.

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    1. Thank you very much for your nice words.

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    1. There are no words. Thanks for reading.

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