It’s been a rough week it’s been on so many of our hearts. I’m not even a sports fan, unless my kids are playing. Kobe Bryant wasn’t on my radar. Though he was a legend, he wouldn’t even have ranked in 10,000 people I was thinking about going into the weekend.
But oh, what a difference a day makes.
His passing in such a tragic event, while being an engaged parent, seemed to stop the heartbeat of the world momentarily. It felt like a sucker punch in the gut to sports fans and parents near and far. It’s been such a heavy few days, even for me, until a random moment with Noah, we just happened to catch the quick clip of Elle Duncan, a sportscaster on ESPN (at about minute 1:20) offering a tribute to Kobe’s life. Through tears, she shared:
“I suppose that the only small source of comfort for me …