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Ryan, wherever you are, your mother, Jeanne and your family loves you. Those who read this blog understand what happened and we care. We have lost loved ones and ourselves, but we know the love that perseveres. In honor of you and your lovely mom Jeanne, Dadonfire publishes this exquisite letter. Jeanne is expressing a loss of the color in her life that you gave her. Ryan, allow me say; Jeanne, color and joy are here for you. Without a shadow of doubt, Ryan wants this for you. We can transform our losses to love. We honor those in our lives that embody that by being the joy they want for us.
“So, if you remember the Wizard of Oz movie, where Dorothy lands in the world of Oz and she steps from the black and white world into the world of color? I loved that part of the movie. That was always one of my favorite parts. Life after the loss of my oldest son, Ryan has been that movie part, but in reverse…life was in color with him and Joe both in my world together. Everything was as it should be…I had my first grand daughter. Charlotte Rose. Things were good…Joe was married, he had a house…Ryan was healthy, he had a job he really enjoyed. He was SO excited about being best man at Joe and Brittany’s wedding. It was May 23, 2015. It was one of the happiest days of my life. Everyone was together. It was the most colorful day! Yes, the most colorful day, EVER!
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