I spent a pretty sleepless night last night, and as I lay awake one of the thoughts that kept coming back is why do we bother with this thing, love? Think of all the pain and heartache we could avoid if we could just avoid love.
Today is Michaela’s birthday. I will try to gather my thoughts later, but right now I am too sad and too tired to write anything. I guess I will just conclude one thing … love is worth it. It is worth every price we have to pay for it. It is worth fighting for, living for, even dying for.
Like the popular quote that goes around facebook — “Everybody is going to hurt you. You just have to figure out which ones are worth suffering for.”
And on this day, I will once again answer the question, would I choose never to have loved Michaela so I never would have suffered the pain I have? No. I love her. I have always loved her and always will.