This week I’m sharing blog posts from other bloggers before I start my series on Writing For God. I chose to start with this one because Anna is my daughter. She’s also an author and a wonderful mother who had a stillborn son, Caleb, my second grandson. Here’s her story about how even a very short life can impact our world for good, for God and for others. Anna has written many blogs and written a book to help other mothers through the loss of a child.
Yesterday was our annual balloon launch.
We sent you balloons from one of your brother’s cliff-jumping spots just outside of town.
I thought you were getting too old for our usual playground launches.
Maybe you would have been cliff-jumping by now too.
Maybe not 🙂
There’s so much I don’t know about you. So much I’ll never know. You live somewhere I Can Only Imagine and I only catch the faintest glimpses of it where I live.
But every time I catch a glimpse I think of you. I look forward to you. Seeing you, knowing you, being with you. As only my human mind can grasp.
It’s also a mother’s mind, and sometimes I can hardly wait for… you.
Your two brothers give me so many wonderful things to fill my days just now.
And of course there’s your daddy 😉
Yet there is always this sense of waiting…
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