A life unaffected by the world of special needs.
But quickly, I’m jolted back to reality with the sober realization that I wouldn’t be the same. My life wouldn’t be the same. Our family wouldn’t be the same.
I wouldn’t have witnessed the beauty found in the sights I’ve learned to see it in today.
I’ve witnessed her triumphant smile after struggling to button her pajamas.
I’ve witnessed the sincere kindness and concern her brother and sister display.
I’ve witnessed the courage she displays in climbing the steps onto the school bus each day.
I've witnessed her delight in spinning, a sense of security evident in her smile.
I’ve witnessed beauty in the day to day moments, moments I might have otherwise overlooked had she not taught me to see.
And I see beauty in it all.
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