Christopher S. Clark is an award-winning filmmaker who knows that sometimes it is the unexpected twist in the story that makes all the difference.
And an unexpected twist with the recent birth of his son has likewise made a big difference in his life in ways he could not have foreseen.
His son, Max, was born a few months ago with a rare condition, known as blepharophimosis syndrome, affecting the eyes and the surrounding area and that will require several surgeries over the next few years for young Max.
“…the worry began to snuff out much of the joy I had experienced with my daughters at their birth. Joy and celebration were replaced with anxiousness and worry – worried about his eyesight, worried there was something major going on inside him. Finally, I had to just calm my anxieties with faith, and simply love him.”
The months since Max was born has taught Christopher seven important life lessons, including #3:
“Men want to fix things and move on. Some things you can’t FIX as we are not in charge of life’s curriculum, and what really needs fixing is probably you, and the way you see the things.”