Friday, August 13, 2010
My cousin and her family were here for a 3 week visit the beginning of July. They drove in from Colorado and we enjoyed our visit so much. The kids hit it off as though they have been best friends for years!
My cousin hadn't seen Nicholas' garden yet. I was proud to show her and very grateful by her loving response. She sat by Nicholas' Garden on her own for while, really feeling his presence in our family and the strong bond that we share with him. Then she did something that a grieving mother/father often longs for.... she invited her family to sit with us and say a prayer. I can't begin to describe the graciousness, the pride, the love I felt at that moment. Our baby boy was being honoured by people who had never met him. He was being loved and recognized as the beautiful boy that he was. The tears flowed openly, but so did the smiles. I am so very grateful for such wonderful, caring and supportive people in our lives.
Posted by Lea at 3:03 PM