2004-07-13 Dwights reflection on children not my words

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>>> djtj 7/13/2004 12:09:07 AM >>>

Did you get my email Lost in Translation?

 

Yes, I did. Sounds like a good movie. One that causes us to pause and
reflect. I don't allow myself too much indulgence in reflection/
introspection because it can be paralyzing. I love my daughters so much
and life so much......having to confront the inevitable loss of both in
the relatively near future is devastating and can paralyze a person. My
daughters have given meaning to my existence. Imagining the time when
they are off on their own and leading their own lives............ apart
and separate........is glorious............... but also causes me to
shiver a little bit. Every morning their absence will sit with me at the
kitchen table and drink coffee with me like a silent specter

 

Yes, parenting is an incomprehensible, transcending, life altering
experience.

 

When the gods will it.............it can be a
treasure.................or a tragedy.

 

Dwight

 

>>> djtj 7/13/2004 12:09:07 AM >>>
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