Beauty in all its forms

Tonight, after I reminded him that his cousin Luna would be gone tomorrow when he woke up, 3B said, “When you said that, it made my throat hurt.” he reached up to feel for the lump in his throat as his eyes filled with tears.

Later he told her that the lump in his throat was “thiiiis big…no–it’s as big as this pillow.”

I’m filled with gratitude that he loves his cousin so much, and that she could spend this week with us, and for all that I’ve learned from her and the kids.

It’s good to love, but sometimes it hurts.