update: This is a lovely video and remains meaningful to me that Lewis wanted to reassure his parents and his whole family after the election. But I realized later that his perspective–our perspective–comes from a place of white privilege. It’s true, our lives won’t change that much, we can go on an still be happy. That’s not true for many in this country right now. It’s a dark scary time, families fear separation and deportation and hate crimes on Muslims have dramatically increased of late. So anyway, there it is.
I’ve been sad and a little lost and the kids have noticed. This was Lewis’ unsolicited and wise advice that warmed my cold heart: