Beach in San Francisco on a cloudy gray day. The water has white caps. In the center of the photo there's a rock rising from the waves

The Club No One Wants To Join

A shadow is nothing, of course, which is to say it is also everything. The way my life is now steeped in the shadow of his life, the way the shape of him follows me wherever I go. Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Dan & Jimmy at the finish of a LIVESTRONG Challenge. They're both wearing red windbreakers and black and white bike helmets. Jimmy is carrying a single yellow rose

Enough

There in the dark, he asks if it was really worth it. Were the instants of joy worth the stretches of sorrow? Were the moments of beauty worth the year of pain?  V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Mathematics Of Loss

But the truth is somewhere inside of me: there is no formula. We live and we are loved and we are gone. Kate Bowler

Jimmy is in the ocean wearing swim trunks. His arms are outstretched, reaching to catch a football.

Let It Rain Down

You can’t stop time. You can’t capture light. You can only turn your face up and let it rain down. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

Jimmy on a bike wearing a white bike helmet and a yellow LIVESTRONG vest accepting his first yellow cancer survivor rose

The Light Of Joy

…Maybe death isn’t darkness, after all, but so much light wrapping itself around us. Mary Oliver

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