An amazing post! ❤
Today was Father’s Day. And the older I get the more mixed emotions there are surrounding the day.
I think of my sweet friends who began to think of themselves as parents as their first pregnancy progressed… and then a devastating loss. And suddenly Father’s Day is a reminder of the sweet baby they should be holding in their arms instead of that deep ache inside.
I think of children estranged from their fathers because of choices one or both made that brought extremes into the picture.
I think of two families we know who have lost fathers (at ages 41 & 45) in the past month and how those families are experiencing their first Father’s Day without a husband and father present.
I think of three families we don’t know who live in Charleston and who are experiencing their first Father’s Day without fathers present because of senseless violence and racism.
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