Friday, January 28, 2011

The Julie Project

I stumbled across an incredible story this morning- The Julie Project is a photo documentary by Darcy Padilla of one of the saddest and most incredible journeys of a woman's life and her ongoing struggles to keep her family. It had me in tears for hours and even still, I find myself with a heavy heart and continually thinking about how endless sadness fills every photograph. It also, inevitably, made me think about Finn. How any mother would do anything for their child- how much your love for them overpowers ANY other feeling in life. We are so incredibly blessed with good families and upbringings, unconditional and abundant love, incredible and vastly extended support systems, and the ability to easily care and provide for our family without fear of Finn ever being taken away from us or going without basic needs. Such simple things that we seemingly take for granted every day. I am so grateful for the life I have been given. We are so truly blessed.