Then came the day mid-August when the expected happened.
Around 12:45, Logan received the call from Ruby, the nurse who had diligently taken care of Nicole for the past year. She was tearful over the phone and her voice wavered. “Logan, come home quick! Your mother is dying!”
“I’ll be right there,” Logan replied wounded with grief. He had prepared for this day. Yet, can anyone ever really prepare to say good-bye for the final time?
As he rushed out of the office, Logan experienced such sadness that he felt he couldn’t contain it. He felt like a child once again: Lost without his mother.
Even for a child who is an adult, losing your parent is like missing an essential part of the puzzle that forms your being.