You Just Never Know

by | Jul 27, 2010 | 1 comment

You never know what someone else is going through. You just never know.

So we probably should be careful what we say.
Yesterday, as Ann and I were taking Audrey for a walk near the river, we stopped at a bench and another harried mom, with two kids in tow, passed by and yelled out to me, “Stop at one!”
Yeah, Dan and I were planning on trying for another baby as soon as he got back from the tour, something I wanted very badly. So, her complaint about her two children was best not directed at me.


July 27, 2010

1 Comment

  1. Kristin

    I am so sorry for that moment, and for your immense loss. I remember a moment when, after just receiving news of my mother's cancer diagnosis, I must have brushed past someone… she said in a very annoyed voice, "Well! Excuse ME. Some people!" I realized that day that you never know what private tragedies and dramas are playing out in people's lives, and that a measure of grace is never misplaced.


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