Saturday, we went walking through one of my favorite Louisville landmarks, Cave Hill Cemetery. I sought a grave out, as I had driven past it months ago. I remembered it being a grave that was a sculpture of Jesus with his arms wide open, with children running to him. Saturday, we walked and walked around the cemetery until I found it again. I was shocked to see who’s grave it was. It was Governor Matt Bevin's (Kentucky) child’s grave. Brittiney died in a car wreck in 2003 at the age 17. I had no idea he lost a child. Many people have a lot of bad things to say about Governor Bevin right now. Everyone is entitled to their opinion when it comes to politics. I may not agree with some of the decisions he has made (I am a former teacher and will always be in full support of all teachers), but I still have empathy for him. He went through a terrible loss and still grieves his daughter.
My husband said “She’s been dead for a while now though.” I said “It doesn’t matter. The sadness of losing a child never really goes away. Just talk to my mom about that.” My parents only had three months with their child, Jennefer Rose Pearce, before losing her in 1978Read More