Almost Easter

Was it a “God thing” that I came across this? It’s one of the most powerful, honest things I’ve read in a long time.

charlie's song

It’s ten days ’til Easter.  I don’t remember much about last Easter, it was such a blur of searing pain and sorrow.

I do, however, remember standing in line at Target with my Easter candy, and suddenly hearing the piercing cry of a newborn.  Target is the absolute worst place to go…if you want to avoid babyland.  Target is full of new moms who don’t know what else to do with themselves, and so they go to Target to wander the aisles. I know this, because I used to be one of those moms…about a billion years ago.

But a year ago, as I stood in the checkout line with my Cadbury eggs and my fractured heart, I absolutely couldn’t breathe when I heard that piercing newborn sound.  It was one of the most excruciatingly painful moments of my life to have to sit and listen to a newborn wail…

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