Missed Moments: A Whirlwind 2017 … In Forgotten Pictures

“Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and softly sit upon your shoulder.” ~ The Daily Crescent (1848)

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Tragedy and Learning

I am thinking of a child today, one I never had the pleasure of knowing, but who has forever changed the relationship I have with my children.  Last weekend, he was tragically killed when struck by a golf-cart-like vehicle during a Boy Scouts outing at a state park.   His unresponding body was taken away by ambulance, but everyone already knew the painful truth — he had not survived the accident.  It was a freak accident that could have happened to any one of our children.

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