I hope when the time comes, I will say to my son, “Go. The world is waiting for you, and through you, we go also.” And that little boy from so many years ago? Do I miss him? Not at all. He is standing right in front of me, cloaked in a grown man’s body. He is lying across my heart.
Mary White is from the Malone area. She and her husband have five children, eight cats, two dogs and three guinea pigs. She has had the privilege of working with children and families (her own and other people’s) for more than 20 years. For more of her columns, visit http://mary