Sharing with you the beautiful words of one who I most likely would have never met in person or known about if not for the community here – nor ever known we share a date of grief in common had they not written – whose words were exactly what I needed so very much to hear today – –
Often, those who choose to write/share in this community are such a huge part of providing what I never knew I always wanted/needed – 🙂
Thanks to all those who take such wonderful, good care of me, whether they know it, intended it or not – simply by posting. 🙂
You are so very appreciated! 🙂
If you met me today you would, as always, be greeted by a smile and a loud and cheery “Hi how are ye?”. I would appear to be in great form and we would chat about this and that and enjoy a good laugh. But as you walk away, my smile would disappear and if you looked closely you would see a different me.
For today my heart is heavy. Today is the beginning of Irelands state exams. Thousands of young students will spend the next two weeks doing their Junior and Leaving Certificates. We will see them streaming in and out of schools which would otherwise be closed. We will pass them and wonder did they have a good day, but no matter how hard we look and wish, one will be missing.
Today Daniel should have been sitting his Junior Cert. He should have driven his parents mad…
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