Friday, May 7, 2010

The Ocean Is Wet

To say this school year has been difficult for our kids would be like saying the ocean is wet. Tyler Froats is fighting his leukemia for the third time. He got a bone marrow transplant from his sister. Kori Wiita was badly injured in a football game in late October. They are in out thoughts and prayers every day. Our dear, sweet, lovable Victoria died a few days after Christmas. She is embedded so deeply in my heart it leaves me unable to express my feelings. Last week, Erin and Andrew Erhbar both died after yet another car accident. In the other car was a fellow student, Jon Slifka. By the grace of God, Jon is physically fine.

Frankly, I just want to take everyone I love, and everyone they love, and tie them all up with a string and never let them out of my sight.

Here is what the Highland community did last night: