Some of you may have read about Bella being the flower girl at my sister’s wedding last week, but I wanted to briefly share here about our trip home. We had such a good time. Truly. Everyone was so kind and sweet.
There were times someone would sit with me and just talk on and on about themselves, their kids, grandkids, etc – and I would think, “Are we going to pretend my sons didn’t ever exist?” Then at the end, I’d get a squeeze and a whisper of, “I won’t say much because I don’t want to upset you but I have prayed for you and those sweet boys every day.”
And I realized – they didn’t know what to say either. Just like I don’t. We are all simply bumbling through this together, trying not to hurt anyone more and some times we accidentally do because we stay silent.
It taught me a good lesson from how it feels to be on the outside looking in – and to be less assuming and more searching.
Here are some pics from our trip! You can click on any to start the gallery scroll – a feature WordPress has I didn’t know about. I’m not sure how it will look on a phone/tablet so bear with me as I publish and edit.