Jimmy age four jumping into a pool at the Hyatt Maui. He's wearing blue swim trucks and goggles

The Story I Told Myself

Life doesn’t come with plots; it’s messy and chaotic; life is one damn inexplicable thing after another. And we can’t have that. We insist on meaning. So we tell stories so that our lives make sense. John Dufresne

Moonrise .. the orange moon is just about the mountains in the distance. There's a boat in the water which is reflecting the orange and pink in the sky.

Navigating The Aftermath

This life is mine alone. So I have stopped asking people for directions to places they’re never been. Glennon Doyle

Walking Through Grief

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment. Thich Nhat Hanh

Molly at twilight scattering Jimmy's ashes in Sorrento. Her hair is in a bun, and she's in side silhouette on the left. Behind her is a hill. The sky is light blue, gray and orange

Setting Them Free

At the end, we receive ashes. They are not condensations of being, but a reminder that even fire cannot destroy what has been loved. Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Margo, Molly, Jimmy sitting on a low stone wall in front of a fort in Florida. Margo is wearing a light blue tank top, white LIVESTRONG hat, sunglasses and wearing a backback. Molly is wearing a blue swim shirt with orange and white sleeve and blue basketball shorts. Jimmy is wearing a red Stanford hat with sunglasses perched on the brim, a white t-shirt with turquoise writing and black basketball shorts

Too Busy For Joy

Joy is a mystery because it can happen anywhere, anytime, even under the most unpromising circumstances, even in the midst of suffering, with tears in its eyes. Frederick Buechner

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