My friend Laura, from Mothering Spirit, wrote these words on the post:
"Maybe that is much of why we need Advent: to sit with each other in this darkest season of the year."
Within days of that post so many things happened: more losses, more bad news. Yet, I couldn't help but think of Laura's words. I have spent many of my Advent days away from here; sitting and waiting for others.
Sitting with Kathleen and Felix.
Sitting with Mary and Courtney.
Sitting with Jennifer and Cecilia.
Sitting with other friends and families whose stories and a struggles are more private.
Please friends know that we're sitting with you through your darkest season.