Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Today is the day I hoped would come.
Today is the day I say, "It's been 5 years and I'm making it."
Today is the day I tried so hard to see through the thick fog of my early grief.
Today is the day I dedicate to Lucy.
Today is the day Vic doesn't go to work and we celebrate our family.
Today is the day I think back on the amazing week we've had. Mother's Day, Lucy's accident day, Vic's birthday... and I do so with happiness and not a heavy heart.
Today is the day Jenny Towery and her family tied bows on Lucy's tree at the park.
Today is the day (5 years ago) that 2 people in California received new organs that saved their lives.
Today is the day our friend went to the cemetery to visit Lucy and texted us telling us that Sister Monson is going to be buried across from Lucy!
Today is the day we go to the cemetery as a family to have a picnic--wearing pink and talking of spiritual things to our children.
Today the weather is beautiful. It reminds me so much of this same day 5 years ago. It stings.
Today we go to see Les Mis at the Pioneer Theatre and get to watch my cute Zoe Heiden perform. There is no question we will cry.
Today is the day I cry for all who suffer in the world. All loss and pain. Especially the children.
Today tells me that my mom and sister were right. It does get better. It will get better.
Today is the day I can finally say, "It's been 5 years and I've learned and grown so much. It's been far too difficult at times, but I'm so thankful I didn't give up."
Today is the day I feel so much love and support from family and friends.
Today is a sacred, special day.
Posted by Molly Bice-Jackson at 10:56 AM