I couldn't love my sister more if someone held me down with a gun to my head... and love her two boys just as much as my own.
When they hurt, I hurt.
And right now, we're all hurting.
She recently uploaded this picture of herself with her mother when she was little. How more precious can a picture get?
It reminds me of losing my own mother and how much the early pictures mean.
A camera freezes time, gives you a glimpse of the past and something to physically hold onto forever.
Us Clampetts have never been rich but are wealthy beyond belief with love and in the end, love is all you need. We tell each other often and usually end every phone call with those three little but powerful words:
"I Love You"
Shouldn't that tell us all to live and love as ferociously as we can?
Unfortunately there's nothing we can say or do to take away Jamie's overwhelming feeling of grief right now except to love her...and make sure to tell her that, often and always with a hug or kiss.
Til next time...COTTON