“We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand-and melting like a snowflake.” ~Francis Bacon, Sr.

Yesterday, two good friends adopted their second child in as many years. Their struggle with infertility and then the frustrating ups and downs of waiting for “the call” from the adoption agency, was rewarded with the most precious little bundle of joy.

Their faces radiated joy, happiness, contentment…
I was unprepared for my own emotions – what is it that Dolly Parton’s character says in Steel Magnolias?

“Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion!”