Parenting after a Loss

For Cara, Adam, Maddy and Timmy

With greatest love, sympathy and hope - I wish you had a baby to hold in your arms.  I am grief-stricken for you.  Please know that you are not alone - we are always here for you.  <3




?People have stars, but they aren?t the same. For travelers, the stars are guides. For other people, they?re nothing but tiny lights. And for still others, for scholars, they?re problems. For my businessman, they were gold. But all those stars are silent stars. You, though, you?ll have stars like nobody else.?

?What do you mean??

?When you look up at the sky at night, since I?ll be living on one of them, since I?ll be laughing on one of them, for you, it?ll be as if all the stars are laughing. You?ll have stars that can laugh!?

And he laughed again.

?And when you?re consoled (everyone is eventually consoled), you?ll be glad you?ve known me. You?ll always be my friend. You?ll feel like laughing with me. And you?ll open your windows sometimes just for the fun of it? And your friends will be amazed to see you laughing while you?re looking up at the sky. Then you?ll tell them, ?Yes, it?s the stars. They always make me laugh!?

This discussion has been closed.
Choose Another Board
Search Boards