*****This is a blog Karly wrote in January. She is gone now, but what I am reminded, by her story, to treat those who are different in a respectful way, those who look like they maybe can’t process like you and me.  Treat them with respect and speak to them as real persons. It can mean the world to someone.

Inspired By Love

I have been taking time to relax this week because I have been sick. I feel better and I am eager to share something today.  In times when I am quiet, I think of things to write about.  Today I feel up for writing.  

I have many memories of days when I couldn’t write, before I could communicate,  before I could answer yes and no questions, not knowing if I would ever be able to do that.  Today I am writing a message to myself, a message I would have wanted to hear when I was young and had no words to share with others.  No hope that it would ever be different.  Today I can write this letter.  This is what I needed to hear.

My Dear Little Karly,

You see and can’t respond. You hear and cannot speak. You dream and cannot make those dreams come true. …

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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5 Responses to

  1. pattisj says:

    Thanks for sharing Karly’s story with us. Giving us a glimpse of the world through her eyes.

  2. Imelda says:

    Thanks for sharing this story. My condolences to you for the loss of Karly, though I also rejoice with her for the life she lived and being now in that beautiful life that she had written about.

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