Seeing Me

by | Aug 9, 2010 | 0 comments

Just reread your email that I had pasted below.

Thank you Dan for seeing in me the best…and the worst- but still seeing the best after 11 years.
I used to always quote Dostoevsky to you when he said, “To love is to see someone how God intended them to be.” And I think that we both did that for each other completely and truly. We did not block out the ways in which we plummeted from that version of ourselves- but i believe it was love that allowed us to keep seeing the original creation as it was intended.
And I thank you for seeing all of that in me, and there is a dark fear that no one else ever shall again. That it will be hidden here in me until I see you again…all of the beauty you saw in this very broken girl.
Thank you


August 9, 2010


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like…

December 17, 2014- A New Blog

It has been almost a year and a half since I last wrote on this blog.  In my mind, this blog was complete.  And yet, there was a lack of finality to it.  Grief has no finality, though it does have evolution and change, while this blog does have finality simply because...

Speed of Light

On the eve of your death I am watching town fireworks the day after the fourth of July. I am overwhelmed by the crowd of families around us on blankets with glo-sticks and cotton candy as we wait for darkness in the still, hot, summer air.  There is a Korean...

Father’s Day 2013

Father’s Day 2013

This is the third time.  It is brutal.I haven't felt it helpful or complex enough to say, "It's not fair; it's just not fair," in the past three years.  But on this day, I think those words a lot. Unless your young child has lost a parent, you cannot imagine...