ALS seems awful. I can’t even imagine how terrible it would be to have it or have a loved one that had it. I knew a really great man that had ALS. You know how people say that bad things happen to those who least deserve it? His story is the epitome of that.
You all would have been lucky to know him. I can’t even begin to understand the pain (both emotional and physical) that he, his family and his friends went through for years. Even as somewhat of an outsider, it was heart wrenching.
When I saw a new Hidden Heart tonight these thoughts came rushing back. I have no idea why, but it popped into my head immediately.
Don’t worry, I’m not going to bore you with another heart picture! But really, it can’t be an accident. These hearts make me feel joy and hope… And you know where I feel that joy and hope? In my heart.
I guess technically it’s just sort of in my chest but c’mon people! I’m attempting to be sentimental.
We can chalk it all up to the fact that now that I’ve started seeing them and loving them, I see them everywhere. Well, screw that negativity. Maybe it’s not totally logical but why not just go with it?
I want you to do me a favor… If you enjoy my future Hidden Hearts posts or if you come across a Hidden Heart yourself try to donate a dollar or two to this site:
It’s a site that needs help funding an attempt to learn more about the disease, as well as, help those with ALS. If you have another charity in mind, that’s fine too! Or maybe even just do something kind for someone else. Let the Hidden Hearts spread goodness or (hopefully) greatness.