I wonder sometimes about posting these photos. I know how hard certain photos are for me. Much as I rejoice with my friends as their sons grow into adulthood -- and as one of mine does as well -- I miss my Josh and all that he might have been. And with two very good friends who have lost daughters, I know some of the feelings that must stir in them as they see the beauty of other young women.
But I know that all of the children lost to us for now would say, "Live! Embrace it all!"
And so, the girls who have been part of our lives since they were very small: a nursing student, a community development coordinator (that one's mine), a law student, and a religious studies student. I can say I knew them when.