Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Been there, remember that

If you don't have Narrow Ridge in your reader, you should. Tom has a great perspective on many things, especially being a dad to Silvi and Ian, his little one with DS. He's working on a documentary about his son, and today he posted a piece that "got" him last night.



If you've been through the surgery of your tiny one, you will relate, and it will bring back many a memory, though it's beautifully simple in it's presentation. It brought back a surprising amount of emotion for me, as I remembered sitting and rocking Braska just before we walked her down the hall to hand her over to the nurse at the door to the OR for her open-heart surgery. She was 3 months old. Sometimes, I still can't believe it.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks. We shouldn't forget the drama of that moment NOR the answered prayers that day...answers that continue even until now. May Ian and his family receive His comfort and blessings, too.

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  2. Oh, GOOD GRIEF! You should WARN a person! I was totally not expecting my reaction to that video. I may need therapy. Blubbering MESS.

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  3. Wow. That said so much in such a simple way. I could feel her love for her son, seeing her touch and her face.

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  4. Of course that made me cry, so I had to go back and watch Braska's six month video and cry some more. Good stuff.

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  5. Oh my, Randa, that is beautiful on so many levels, but the tears are streaming down my face.....

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