It has since mostly melted away. I admit that I'm kind of glad for this. My tires weren't made for winter weather, and it wasn't warm enough to walk to work for a couple days. On top of that, I've been sick, so it's better that we're back up to the 40's. Strange to think that in California, a day that topped at 45 would have kept me indoors! Now it feels warm!
Both of my cats are doing very well now, though I'm watching them closely. I appreciate everyone's good wishes!
K's dad is mostly in his own world now, it seems like. Last Sunday, though, he and K shared a really special moment that lifted our spirits and filled us with love... They had sustained eye-contact for several minutes, and K felt him on the other end of the gaze. K called it a Soul Gaze, which is something he and I have done several times and which bonds us together more tightly. If you knew how rare a thing it is to connect with someone whose brain is now riddled with cancer, you'd understand how very big this moment was for all of us... We've all missed his dad, though he is right in front of us. His mom especially has missed the love of her life. We all silently ask ourselves how much awareness his dad has, and hope for a sign every day, that he's still THERE. On Sunday, we got that sign. It was really a blessed gift, and we were all so thankful!
Right now we'll take anything, of course. But a real soul gaze... Who could hope for something that tangible and rich in love and awareness? It was pretty awesome.
I hope you're having a blessed week, month, year. ❤
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