When I only view life through the lens of “right now,” it is often perceived as unfair. [But] as we have the promise and hope of all our tears being wiped away, so can the pain and grief that accompanies unfairness be wiped away through redemptive experiences and lessons from God.
I am a mother because others made me so, through adoption and an incredible gift of six frozen embryos. None of our children will have “my eyes” or “his nose” or share any of our genetics. Every single one of them will have our love though.
I turned and saw the beauty of the sun setting (as pictured). It took my breath away and brought tears to my eyes. I suddenly felt so grateful for the traffic that made the timing so perfect to witness such beauty. If there would have been no delays or obstacles getting there, I would have missed it.