Third Time's A Charm For DeathEver come close to death? Ever been so close to your own mortality that your brain registers "This is the end."More Like This
It's happened to me three times. The first didn't have much of an impact on my mind, I registered the situation, with eerie calmness. I heard my brain churn out three words I'm gonna die." I saw what seemed like certain death. Then I was improbably and inexplicably alive. The accident left me thankfully walking around these last 18 years with only a damaged spine. The pain's worth it because I'm here living. Living and loving life.
Since then I have my two youngest. They and their sister bring such grace and beauty into the world with their smiles. Then there's the beauty they make for the world and the gorgeous love they inspire in my husband. I've been here watching them paint their worlds, dance through their lives, and sing their joy. They share their love of life and add to mine.
My second flirtation with death took three years to evolve. Silentlly, covertly,