“I opened the notification: ‘I have a ticket I can’t use. I’d love to gift it to you for your work as a special education teacher.’ Tears immediately welled up in my eyes.”
Communication is key.
“Fears of the pokes and chemotherapy go away, or at least subside, because he feels like he can accomplish anything.”
Here are 10 names you may not have heard to celebrate this year.
“Sometimes the universe aligns just right, and we catch a glimpse of ourselves, a gentle reminder of who we are and who we can be when we move with love.”
“This calendar is a way to honor the manner in which my dad lived every day of his life.”
“They need us and we need them to keep our communities alive.”
“Tell people the impact they have on your life. Let them know what they mean to you. Because maybe the day you tell them is the day they most need to hear them.”
“Take a minute to linger and look at the lights as we drive home. Have dessert together after dinner. Read just one more Christmas story. Stop always thinking about the next thing.”
“Family and friends joined us to see the ‘unveiling’ of a uniform that had become so much more than a uniform. It had become a testament to strength and dedication, but mostly it was a story of continued love.”