The Beauty of Blindness to the Future

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O Blindness to the future kindly given that each may fill the circle marked by Heaven.  Abigail Adams

When my son David was born, I longed to know what he was meant to do in life.  I reasoned that, if I knew, I could guide and direct him, making sure he gets ‘what he was meant to do' done.

I still wish I knew some days…

David J 2007

Photo of David, courtesy LaNola Kathleen Stone

But most days, I'm grateful to be blind to the future.  I can then focus on David's journey, trusting that he will ‘fill his circle marked by Heaven'…

…And simply be happy he was born.
And that I get to be his mother.

This post is dedicated to my son David on his 13th birthday.

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