Sunday, June 23, 2013
A man I taught died this week. He was 42 with three small children (7, 6 and not-quite-2). He collapsed while out jogging. Something with his heart, I've heard. He was one of the sweetest, kindest men I've ever met. His wife is just as lovely and loving. Their children are beautiful. His mother is devastated (her husband, John's father, also died young). I ache for all of them.
I cried a lot the day I learned of his death. I cried today, too, when I hugged his wife and mother. I feel sad. But mostly I feel "determined." I am determined to love the people I love RIGHT NOW. And to let them know by my words and actions how important they are to me. I am determined to make "the next right choice" in my life and in my relationships. Because you never know...
Please say a prayer for John's family.
I am grateful to all of you who support me as I try to live my best life.