“A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.”
— Maya Angelou
Who can say how we find each other. Coincidence? Luck? Divine Plan? The world lost two truly amazing souls within two months of each other – my sweet sweet Sophie 8 months ago and her wonderful friend Matthew Gabriel two months before that. Today saw the confluence of people that I love deeply all coming together. My nephew wore Matthew’s lacrosse jersey today at his high school game. It is an honor that the coach bestows on a different player each game. I was blessed to not only be able to attend, but to be there with my sister, my brother-in-law, my husband, and Matthew’s parents Vicki and Dave. Each of these people have given me boundless love. Each has helped me on this journey in a way that I will never truly be able to repay. I don’t think it was luck or coincidence. We were brought together by the souls of Matthew and Sophie. I am humbled and grateful to have each of these people in my life. She is with me every minute. Every breath. And I walk this journey with amazing people.