Friday, June 21, 2013
My mom always said you can judge someone by the company they keep.
When we took this picture in Long Beach today, I wonder what the bystanders thought as they walked past us.
Most of them smiled, and slowed down to watch the spectacle (and trust me when I tell you it was something to see).
A few were a little impatient because there were wheelchairs and little people all around getting in the way.
A surprised man got a hug from an amazing young boy who loves everyone! (that was adorable Jet)
But did any of those people know what this group means to me?
5 warrior moms.
4 warrior children.
1 warrior angel.
2 warrior siblings.
(not pictured...warrior dads and other siblings)
This is a VERY small group of a larger whole.
We get each other.
We cry with each other.
We laugh with each other.
We ask questions.
We pray for each other.
We strengthen each other.
How blessed am I to have these women in my life?
How blessed are our children to have these amazing lifelong friends?
We share knowledge, love, acceptance, strength, and kindness.
Without these friendships, I'm not sure how I would fare on this path.
I'm glad I don't have to think about that.