Today, my friend's young son Tyler passed away after his two year battle with leukemia. What a tragedy and enormous loss. But in some ways it is good, as his suffering is now in the past, and he can be at peace. However, as a mother, I can can physically feel my friend's pain. I pray for some comfort for that entire family.
But I can also rejoice in the health of my own children, and not take any moment for granted. My gratitude for my blessings is boundless today. On that note, I am grateful: