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“The horse looks sad and tired, like me, because we are bored.
The hour is tired from running
and I’m tired from being in the hospital for what I have.”
29 May 2017
Houston International Airport
While walking through the Houston International Airport today,
I came across an exhibit of artwork.
The artists are children.
The art is sponsored by the Periwinkle Foundation
which uses art to provide meaningful and healing artistic opportunities
for children and their families
at the Texas Children”s Cancer and Hematology Centers.
In May, my friend Mihee Kim-Kort is hosting a series on her blog, First Day Walking, that features stories from people in many walks of life and their observations of children and what they make us. All the posts are amazing. Here, my friend Larissa Kwong Abazia, vice-moderator of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) shares part a letter she is writing to her son Jonathan about facing breast cancer. The courage, grace, faith, hope, and love of Jonathan, Dan, and Larissa move and inspire me.
In May FDW is hosting a new series on stories from people in all walks of life and their observations of children and what they make us. Click here for more on the series and a list of the contributors. This post was written by my wonderful and beautiful friend Larissa Kwong Abazia. So honored to have her here.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2015. This is a portion of a letter I’ve been writing to my three year old son, Jonathan.
I’m writing you this letter trusting that I will be around to see your first day of kindergarten, watch you graduate from high school, and be a part of every single step in-between (and after!). Writing to you during a time that you may or may not remember is important to me. I want you to know how you are an important part of…
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